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Biparetis Amsden 1974 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Strophomenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27155

Full reference: T. W. Amsden. 1974. Late Ordovician and Early Silurian articulate brachiopods from Oklahoma, southwestern Illinois, and eastern Missouri. Bulletin - Oklahoma Geological Survey 119:1-154

Parent taxon: Furcitellinae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Bajanhongorella, Bekkerina, Bellimurina, Crassoseptaria, Dactylogonia, Dzhebaglina, Furcitella, Geniculina, Geniculomena, Haljalanites, Karomena, Katastrophomena, Kirkina, Kukrusena, Laevicyphomena, Luhaia, Maakina, Mansina, Molongcola, Murinella, Oepikina, Oslomena, Panderites, Pentlandina, Quondongia, Sakunites, Tallinnites, Teratelasmella, Titanomena, Transridgeia, Trigrammaria

Subtaxa: Biparetis caledonia, Biparetis paucirugosus

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Type: Biparetis paucirugosus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder