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Moutonithyris (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Sellithyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30347

Synonyms: Atactosia Cooper 1983 (no. 30033), Biplicatoria Cooper 1983 (no. 30052)

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

Sister taxa: Collinithyris, Cyrtothyris, Neoliothyrina, Praelongithyris, Rectithyris, Rhombothyris, Tropeothyris

Subtaxa: Atactosia obtusa, Biplicatoria ferruginea, Biplicatoria hunstantonensis, Moutonithyris anglia, Moutonithyris dutempleana, Moutonithyris dutempliana, Moutonithyris moutoniana

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder