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Alitaria Cooper and Muir-Wood 1967 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27082

Synonym: Alifera Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960 [replaced name] (taxon 278994)

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and H. M. Muir-Wood. 1967. New names for brachiopod homonyms. Journal of Paleontology 41(3):808

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

Sister taxa: Bibatiola, Bothrionia, Cathaysia, Cymoproductus, Eomarginiferina, Huatangia, Paramarginifera, Paryphella, Protoniella, Rugivestis, Tethysiella

Subtaxa: Alitaria konincki

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder