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Capillonia Waterhouse 1973 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27187

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1973. New brachiopod genera from the New Zealand Permian. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 3:35-42

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

Sister taxa: Chonetinetes, Dyoros, Eolissochonetes, Kitakamichonetes, Komiella, Leiochonetes, Leurosina, Lissochonetes, Quadrochonetes, Sulcataria, Svalbardia, Tivertonia

Subtaxa: Capillonia brevisulcus, Capillonia semicircularis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder