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Diplanus Stehli 1954 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Derbyiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27310

Full reference: F.G. Stehli. 1954. Lower Leonardian Brachiopoda of the Sierra Diablo. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 105(3):257-358

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

Sister taxa: Derbyia, Dorsoscyphus, Nothopindax, Streptopomum

Subtaxa: Diplanus apochordus, Diplanus catatonus, Diplanus dilatus, Diplanus lamellatus, Diplanus rarus, Diplanus redactus, Diplanus stanleyi

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder