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Botsfordia Matthew 1891 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Botsfordiidae

Full reference: G. F. Matthew. 1891. Illustrations of the fauna of the St. John Group, No. 5. Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada (Series 1, Section 4) 8:123-166

Parent taxon: Botsfordiidae according to C. B. Skovsted and L.E. Holmer 2005

Sister taxa: Bomina, Curdus, Diandongia, Edreja, Glyptias, Karathele, Minlatonia, Neobolus

Subtaxa: Botsfordia caelata, Botsfordia minuta

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder