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Pterospirifer Dunbar 1955 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Strophopleuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 29565

Full reference: C. O. Dunbar. 1955. Permian brachiopod faunas of central east Greenland. Meddelelser om Grønland 110(3):1-169

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

Sister taxa: Alispirifer, Haplospirifer, Pteroplecta, Spiriferinaella, Xizispirifer

Subtaxa: Pterospirifer alatus, Pterospirifer terechovi

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Type: Terebratulites alatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder