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Chonosteges Muir-Wood and Cooper 1960 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27223

Full reference: H. Muir-Wood and G. A. Cooper. 1960. Morphology, classification and life habits of the Productoidea (Brachiopoda). Geological Society of America Memoir 81:1-447

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

Sister taxa: Chonostegoides, Costisteges, Urushtenia, Urushtenoidea

Subtaxa: Chonosteges costellatus, Chonosteges limbatus, Chonosteges magnicostatus, Chonosteges matutinus, Chonosteges multicostatus, Chonosteges pulcher, Chonosteges thailandica, Chonosteges variabilis

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Type: Aulosteges magnicostatus

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder