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Acanthotretella Holmer and Caron 2006 (lamp shell)

Brachiopoda

PaleoDB taxon number: 145642

Full reference: L. E. Holmer and J.-B. Caron. 2006. A spinose stem group brachiopod with pedicle from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale. Acta Zoologica 87:273-290

Parent taxon: Brachiopoda according to L. E. Holmer and J.-B. Caron 2006

Sister taxa: Ancylopoda, Arthropomata, Articulata, Clitambonoidea, Craniiformea, Dallinacea, Ecardines, Eccentrotheca, Ernogia, Helictopoda, Inarticulata, Iphidella, Lathamella, Linguliformea, Longtancunella, Lyopomata, Mickwitziidae, Oymurania, Plectorhynchonella, Pygocaulia, Rhynchonelliformea, Surindia, Tegulella, Testicardines, Thecidium, Tommotiida

Subtaxa: Acanthotretella spinosa

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Type: Acanthotretella spinosa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder