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†family Choristitidae Waterhouse 1968 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida

PaleoDB taxon number: 82942

Parent taxon: Spiriferoidea according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Aulidospiridae, Imbrexiidae, Reticulariacea, Spiriferellidae, Spiriferidae, Trigonotretidae

Subtaxa: Angiospiriferinae, Choristitinae, Tangshanellinae

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Type: Choristites

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder