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Morphorhynchus Cooper and Dutro, Jr. 1982 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28696

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and J. T. Dutro, Jr. 1982. Devonian brachiopods of New Mexico. Bulletins of American Paleontology 82-83(315):1-125

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

Sister taxa: Agarhyncha, Aratoechia, Astua, Cupularostrum, Hercotrema, Iberirhynchia, Kirkirhynchus, Lissopleura, Macropotamorhynchus, Microsphaeridiorhynchus, Moorefieldella, Myrmirhynx, Nasonirhynchia, Nekhoroshevia, Oligoptycherhynchus, Oxypleurorhynchia, Savagerhynchus, Sinotectirostrum, Stenorhynchia, Stenorhynchites, Sufetirhyncha, Tetratomia, Trigonirhynchia, Wilsoniella

Subtaxa: Morphorhynchus varicostatum

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Type: Morphorhynchus varicostatum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder