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Family Chlidonophoridae Muir-Wood 1959 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida

PaleoDB taxon number: 130628

Parent taxon: Cancellothyridoidea according to A. Dulai 2010

Sister taxa: Cancellothyrididae, Cnismatocentridae, Inopinatarculidae, Pseudokingena

Subtaxa: Agulhasiinae, Chlidonophorinae, Draciinae, Eucalathinae, Orthothyridinae

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Type: Chlidonophora

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder