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Cretirhynchia Pettitt 1950 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28467

Full reference: N. E. Pettitt. 1950. Rhynchonellidae of the British Chalk. Rhynchonellidae of the British Chalk, Part I 103(450):1-26

Parent taxon: Cretirhynchiinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Bohemirhynchia, Burrirhynchia, Kudrjavzevina

Subtaxa: Cretirhynchia (Cretirhynchia), Cretirhynchia (Harmignirhynchia), Cretirhynchia (Lewesirhynchia), Cretirhynchia lenticularis, Cretirhynchia minor, Cretirhynchia subplicata

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Type: Terebratula plicatilis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder