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†family Echinoconchidae Stehli 1954 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida

PaleoDB taxon number: 82772

Full reference: F.G. Stehli. 1954. Lower Leonardian Brachiopoda of the Sierra Diablo. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 105(3):257-358

Parent taxon: Echinoconchoidea according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Sentosiidae, Septiconcha

Subtaxa: Echinoconchinae, Juresaniinae, Pustulinae

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Type: Echinoconchus

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder