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Calyptolepta Neuman 1976 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Grorudiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27183

Synonym: Yuanbaella (taxon 28143)

Full reference: R. B. Neuman. 1976. Early Ordovician (Late Arenig) brachiopods from Virgin Arm, New World Island, Newfoundland. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 261:11-61

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

Sister taxa: Diambonioidea, Grorudia, Railtonella, Tetraodontella

Subtaxa: Calyptolepta diaphragma

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Type: Calyptolepta diaphragma

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder