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†superfamily Acrotretoidea Schuchert 1893 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Acrotretida

PaleoDB taxon number: 69564

Synonym: Acrotretacea Schuchert 1893 [replaced name] (taxon 85354)

Full reference: C. Schuchert. 1893. A classification of the Brachiopoda. American Geologist 11:141-167

Parent taxon: Acrotretida according to C. B. Skovsted et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Acrotretidina, Biernatidae, Eleutherocrania, Ferralstreta, Maruia, Orbiculopora, Pseudometoptoma

Subtaxa: Acrotetidae, Acrothyra, Acrotretidae, Ceratretidae, Craniotreta, Curticiidae, Eoconulidae, Ephippelasmatidae, Hadrotreta, Scaphelasmatidae, Schizotretoides, Torynelasmatidae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder