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Rugostrophia Neuman 1971 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Pentamerida - Tetralobulidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28295

Full reference: R. B. Neuman. 1971. An early middle Ordovician brachiopod assemblage from Maine, New Brunswick and northern Newfoundland. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 3:113-124

Parent taxon: Punctolirinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Cuparius, Pseudoporambonites, Punctolira

Subtaxa: Rugostrophia latireticulata, Rugostrophia protoandina, Rugostrophia silvestris

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Type: Rugostrophia silvestris

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder