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Hesperosia Cooper 1983 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gibbithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30236

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: Gibbithyridinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Concinnithyris, Gibbithyris, Orientothyris, Ornatothyris, Praegibbithyris

Subtaxa: none

Type: Rectithyris vespertina

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder