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Eccentrotheca Landing et al. 1980 (lamp shell)

Brachiopoda - Triploblastica

PaleoDB taxon number: 7417

Full reference: E. Landing, G. S. Nowlan, and T. P. Fletcher. 1980. A microfauna associated with Early Cambrian trilobites of the Callavia Zone, northern Antigonish Highlands, Nova Scotia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences 17(3):400-418

Parent taxon: Brachiopoda according to U. Balthasar et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Acanthotretella, Ancylopoda, Arthropomata, Articulata, Clitambonoidea, Craniiformea, Dallinacea, Ecardines, Ernogia, Helictopoda, Inarticulata, Iphidella, Lathamella, Linguliformea, Lyopomata, Mickwitziidae, Oymurania, Plectorhynchonella, Pygocaulia, Rhynchonelliformea, Surindia, Tegulella, Testicardines, Thecidium, Tommotiida

Subtaxa: Eccentrotheca guano, Eccentrotheca kanesia

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder