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Maritimithyris Smirnova and Konovalov 1986 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Postepithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30320

Full reference: T. N. Smirnova and V. P. Konovalov. 1986. First records of the Early Cretaceous brachiopods in Primorie (PERVYYE NAKHODKI RANNEMELOVYKH BRAKHIOPOD V PRIMOR'YE). Paleontologicheskii zhurnal 1986(3):73-84

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

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

Subtaxa: Maritimithyris lautus

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Type: Maritimithyris lautus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder