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†superfamily Acrotheloidea Walcott 1908 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida

PaleoDB taxon number: 117842

Full reference: C. W. Walcott. 1908. Cambrian Brachiopoda: descriptions of new genera and species. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 53(3):53-137

Parent taxon: Lingulida according to C. B. Skovsted et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Craniidina, Discinoidea, Linguloidea, Shouxianella, Trimerellacea

Subtaxa: Acrothelidae, Botsfordiidae

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder