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Caryona Cooper 1983 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30077

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290

Parent taxon: Postepithyrididae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Arceythyris, Conarothyris, Crispithyris, Epithyris, Euidothyris, Ferrythyris, Galliennithyris, Gigantothyris, Glyphisaria, Habrobrochus, Heimia, Holcothyris, Juralina, Kutchithyris, Maritimithyris, Millythyris, Moeschia, Peculneithyris, Perrierithyris, Petalothyris, Plectoidothyris, Postepithyris, Pseudoaulacothyris, Somalithyris, Thadiqithyris, Xestosina

Subtaxa: Caryona saemani

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Type: Terebratula saemani

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder