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Family Frieleiidae Cooper 1959 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida

PaleoDB taxon number: 126991

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1959. Genera of Tertiary and Recent rhynchonelloid brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 130(5):1-90

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

Sister taxa: Norellidae, Ochotorhynchiidae

Subtaxa: Compsothyris, Frieleia, Grammetaria, Hispanirhynchiinae

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Type: Frieleia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder