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Family Megathyrididae Dall 1870 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida

PaleoDB taxon number: 130708

Parent taxon: Megathyridoidea according to M. A. Bitner and A. Müller 2017

Sister taxon: Praeargyrothecidae

Subtaxa: Argyrotheca, Borellithyris, Bronnothyris, Joania, Megathiris, Phragmothyris

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Type: Megathiris

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder