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Matanoleptodus Liao 1983 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Lyttoniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27627

Full reference: Z.T. Liao. 1983. Two new genera of Brachiopoda from the Heshan Formation (Upper Permian) of Guangxi. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 22(6):637-641

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

Sister taxa: Cardinocrania, Collemataria, Coscinophora, Eolyttonia, Gubleria, Keyserlingina, Leptodus, Loxophragmus, Oldhamina, Oldhaminella, Pararigbyella, Petasmaia, Pirgulia

Subtaxa: Matanoleptodus punctatus

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder