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Chondronia Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Notothyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30092

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods of west Texas, V. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 24:2609-3159

Parent taxon: Notothyrididae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Alwynia, Cryptacanthiinae, Enallosia, Gefonia, Levinotothyris, Notothyrina, Notothyris, Pseudorostranteris, Rostranteris, Timorina

Subtaxa: Chondronia bella, Chondronia hiroshimensis, Chondronia ningula, Chondronia obesa, Chondronia ovalis, Chondronia parva, Chondronia rectimarginata

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Type: Chondronia bella

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder