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Rhynchonelloidea (Aalenirhynchia) Shi and Grant 1993 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 126969

Alternative spelling: Aalenirhynchia

Full reference: X. Shi and R. E. Grant. 1993. Jurassic rhynchonellids: internal structures and taxonomic revisions. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 73:1-190

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

Sister taxa: Rhynchonelloidea angulata, Rhynchonelloidea curvivarians, Rhynchonelloidea cynica, Rhynchonelloidea formalis, Rhynchonelloidea goyi, Rhynchonelloidea lineata, Rhynchonelloidea ruthenensis, Rhynchonelloidea subangulata, Rhynchonelloidea varians

Subtaxa: Aalenirhynchia subdecorata, Aalenirhynchia walkeri

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Type: Aalenirhynchia subdecorata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder