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†family Capillithyrididae Cooper 1983 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1983. The Terebratulacea (Brachiopoda) Triassic to Recent: a study of the brachidia (loops). Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 50:1-290

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

Sister taxa: Eichwaldithyris, Gibbithyrididae, Heligothyris, Ilyinella, Longithyris, Najdinothyris, Oleneothyris, Sellithyrididae, Terebratulidae, Weberithyrididae

Subtaxa: Aniabrochinae, Capillithyridinae

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Type: Capillithyris

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder