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Mackerrovia Cocks 1968 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27604

Full reference: L. R. M. Cocks. 1968. Some strophomenacean brachiopods from the British Lower Silurian. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History), London, Geology 15:283-324

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

Sister taxa: Astamena, Bracteoleptaena, Estonomena, Glossoleptaena, Harjumena, Hingganoleptaena, Hollardina, Kurnamena, Lepidoleptaena, Leptaena, Leptaenopyxis, Leptagonia, Limbimurina, Lioleptaena, Lissoleptaena, Notoleptaena, Oandumena, Rugoleptaena, Schmidtomena, Similoleptaena, Tchadania, Rhactomena

Subtaxa: Mackerrovia jinei, Mackerrovia lobatus

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Type: Brachyprion arenaceus lobatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder