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Anoptambonites Williams 1962 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Hesperomenidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27098

Full reference: A. Williams. 1962. The Barr and lower Ardmillan series (Caradoc) of the Girvan District, south-west Ayrshire, with descriptions of the Brachiopoda. Memoir - Geological Society of London 3:1-267

Parent taxon: Hesperomenidae according to J. L. Benedetto 2012

Sister taxa: Aulie, Chaganella, Hesperomena, Kassinella, Rongambonites

Subtaxa: Anoptambonites convexus, Anoptambonites exedra, Anoptambonites grayae, Anoptambonites kovalevskii, Anoptambonites myiomorpheus, Anoptambonites myriomorpheus, Anoptambonites pulchra, Anoptambonites subcarinatus, Anoptambonites williamsi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder