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Family Basiliolidae Cooper 1959 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida

PaleoDB taxon number: 86613

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1959. Genera of Tertiary and Recent rhynchonelloid brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 130(5):1-90

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

Sister taxa: Aseptorhynchiidae, Camerophorinidae, Erymnariidae, Ladogiidae, Paranorellidae, Petasmariidae, Plectorhynchellidae, Pugnacidae, Pygmaellidae, Rozmanariidae, Yunnanellidae

Subtaxa: Aetheiinae, Aphelesiinae, Basiliocostella, Basiliolinae, Dagysorhynchia, Lacunosellinae, Pamirorhynchiinae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder