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Pontaltorhynchia Owen and Rose 1997 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28807

Full reference: E. F. Owen and E. P. F. Rose. 1997. Early Jurassic brachiopods from Gibraltar, and their Tethyan affinities. Palaeontology 40:497-513

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

Sister taxa: Baeorhynchia, Belbekella, Cymatorhynchia, Daghanirhynchia, Deltarhynchia, Druganirhynchia, Echyrosia, Eoseptaliphoria, Goniorhynchia, Grandirhynchia, Korjakirhynchia, Orlovirhynchia, Pycnoria, Quadratirhynchia, Robustirhynchia, Somalirhynchia, Talexirhynchia, Tetrarhynchia

Subtaxa: Pontaltorhynchia schopeni

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Type: Rhynchonella schopeni

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder