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Haplophrentis Babcock and Robison 1988

Hyolitha - Hyolithida - Hyolithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 7744

Full reference: L. R. Babcock and R. A. Robison. 1988. Taxonomy and paleobiology of some Middle Cambrian Scenella (Cnidaria) and hyolithids (Mollusca) from western North America. The University of Kansas Paleontological Contributions 121:1-22

Parent taxon: Hyolithidae according to L. R. Babcock and R. A. Robison 1988

Sister taxa: Hallotheca, Helenia, Korilithes, Nevadotheca, Novakotheca, Sololites, Yalarrnga

Subtaxa: Haplophrentis carinatus, Haplophrentis reesei

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Type: Haplophrentis reesei

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder