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†subfamily Alairhynchinae Doweld 2013 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Leiorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 281487

Replacement subfamily name to illegitimate Gigantorhynchinae Savage 1996: 254.

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Synonym: Gigantorhynchinae Savage 1996 [replaced name] (taxon 126075)

Full reference: A. B. Doweld. 2013. Alairhynchus, a new name for the genus Gigantorhynchus Sapelnikov & Malygina 1977 (Brachiopoda: Camarotoechioidea) preoccupied by Gigantorhynchus Hamann 1892 (Vermes: Acanthocephala). Zootaxa 3734(4):497-498

Parent taxon: Leiorhynchidae according to A. B. Doweld 2013

Sister taxa: Basilicorhynchinae, Calvinariinae, Fenestrirostrinae, Innuitellinae, Leiorhynchinae, Stenometoporhynchinae

Subtaxa: Alairhynchus

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Type: Gigantorhynchus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder