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Zhidothyris Jin et al. 1979 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida

PaleoDB taxon number: 30649

Full reference: Y. G. Jin, D. L. Sun, and S. L. Ye. 1979. Mesozoic brachiopod names. Paleontological atlas of northwest China, Qinghai Volume 1:131-217

Parent taxon: Terebratellidina according to A. Williams et al. 2007

Sister taxa: Antigoniarcula, Bouchardioidea, Eogryphus, Gwyniella, Hercothyris, Kingenoidea, Kraussinoidea, Kurakithyris, Laqueoidea, Leptothyrellopsis, Lutetiarcula, Magas, Megathyridoidea, Miogryphus, Mosaethyrididae, Platidioidea, Praeneothyris, Rhynchora, Rhynchorina, Terebratelloidea, Tiaretithyris, Timacella, Xinjiangthyris, Yabeithyris, Yuezhuella, Zeillerioidea

Subtaxa: Zhidothyris carinata, Zhidothyris yulongensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder