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†family Prionorhynchiidae Williams et al. 2002 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida

PaleoDB taxon number: 126820

Full reference: A. Williams, C. H. C. Brunton, S. J. Carlson, F. Alvarez, R. B. Blodgett, A. J. Boucot, P. Copper, A. S. Dagys, R. E. Grant, Y.-G. Jin, D. I. MacKinnon, M. O. Mancenido, E. F. Owen, J.-Y. Rong, N. M. Savage and D.-L. Sun. 2002. Part H Brachiopoda (revised): Volume 4, Rhynchonelliformea (part). Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology 921-1688

Parent taxon: Rhynchotetradoidea according to A. Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Austrirhynchidae, Rhynchotetradidae, Tetracameridae

Subtaxa: Amoenirhynchia, Lokutella, Prionorhynchia, Sphenorhynchia

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Type: Prionorhynchia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder