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Family Dyscoliidae Fischer and Oehlert 1891 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida

PaleoDB taxon number: 130616

Parent taxon: Dyscolioidea according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Carinatothyris, Nucleatidae, Papodina, Pygopidae

Subtaxa: Aenigmathyridinae, Dyscoliinae, Eurysoriinae

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Type: Dyscolia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder