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Pygmochonetes Jin and Hu 1978 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Anopliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27856

Full reference: Y. G. Jin and S. Z. Hu. 1978. Brachiopods of the Kuhfeng Formation in south Anhui and Nanking Hills. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 17(2):101-127

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

Sister taxa: Arcuaminetes, Caenanoplia, Caplinoplia, Celtanoplia, Chilenochonetes, Corbicularia, Costachonetes, Costachonetina, Devonaria, Globosochonetes, Parapygmochonetes, Permochonetes, Pinegochonetes, Plicanoplia, Songzichonetes, Subglobosochonetes

Subtaxa: Pygmochonetes jingxianensis, Pygmochonetes minor, Pygmochonetes subjingxianensis, Pygmochonetes taniantawengica

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Type: Pygmochonetes jingxianensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder