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Paterina Beecher 1891 (lamp shell)

Paterinata - Paterinida - Paterinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 26583

Alternative spelling: Micromitra (Paterina)

Synonym: Iphidea Billings 1872 [replaced name] (taxon 141662)

Parent taxon: Paterinidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Dictyonina, Dictyonites, Kolihium, Lacunites, Micromitra, Wynnia

Subtaxa: Micromitra (Paterina) prospectensis, Paterina alaica

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder