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†family Orthotetidae Waagen 1884 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida

PaleoDB taxon number: 87270

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1884. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part IV, fas. 3. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(4):547-610

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

Sister taxa: Derbyiidae, Meekellidae, Orthotetellidae, Pulsiidae, Schuchertellidae

Subtaxa: Apsocalymma, Brochocarina, Derbyoides, Magniderbyia, Orthotetes, Tapajotia, Werriea

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder