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Probactrotheca Valent et al. 2012

Hyolitha - Orthothecida

PaleoDB taxon number: 287287

Full reference: M. Valent, O. Fatka, M. Szabad, V. Micka, and L. Marek. 2012. Two new orthothecids from the Cambrian of the Barrandian area (Hyolitha, Skryje-Týřovice Basin, Czech Republic). Bulletin of Geosciences 87(2):241-248

Parent taxon: Orthothecida according to M. Valent et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Aldanotheca, Allathecidae, Ancheilotheca, Bolitheca, Brevitheca, Bucanotheca, Carinitheca, Chelsonella, Circothecidae, Contitheca, Curtitheca, Devoniotheca, Ebianotheca, Eogloborilus, Eonovitatus, Girvanolithes, Gracilithecidae, Grandicornus, Hexitheca, Inflaticornus, Isititheca, Lophotheca, Malykanotheca, Minitheca, Mooritheca, Neobactrotheca, Nephrotheca, Nikatheca, Novitatidae, Novitatus, Orthotheca, Orthothecidae, Panitheca, Petasotheca, Plicitheca, Renitheca, Tcharatheca, Tchuranitheca, Tetratheca, Tetrathecidae

Subtaxa: Probactrotheca briketa

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder