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Tarimathyris Chen and Shi 2006 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83097

Full reference: Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi. 2006. Artinskian-Kungurian (Early Permian) brachiopod faunas from the Tarim Basin, Northwest China, Part 2: Paleobiogeography, and systematics of Orthotetida, Orthida, Spiriferida, Spiriferinida, Rhynchonellida, Athyridida and Terebratulida. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 275(1-3):1-53

Parent taxon: Athyrididae according to Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi 2006

Sister taxa: Athyridinae, Athyris naliensis, Athyrisininae, Baliqliqia, Cleiothyrididinae, Comelicaniinae, Didymothyridinae, Helenathyridinae, Janicepsinae, Kintathyris, Lochengiinae, Mayangella, Pachyplaxoides, Plicathyridinae, Pradoiinae, Spirigerellinae, Transcaucasathyriinae, Xenosariinae

Subtaxa: Tarimathyris discusella, Tarimathyris hotanensis, Tarimathyris minima, Tarimathyris ovaloides, Tarimathyris postambigua

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Type: Athyris postambigua

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder