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†family Schuchertellidae Williams 1953 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida

PaleoDB taxon number: 54989

Full reference: A. Williams. 1953. The classification of the strophomenoid brachiopods. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 43:1-13

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

Sister taxa: Derbyiidae, Meekellidae, Orthotetellidae, Orthotetidae, Pulsiidae

Subtaxa: Schuchertellinae, Streptorhynchinae

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder