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Falafer Grant 1972 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Cooperinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27370

Full reference: R. E. Grant. 1972. The lophophore and feeding mechanism of the Productidina (Brachiopoda). Journal of Paleontology 46(2):213-249

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

Sister taxa: Ansehia, Atelestegastus, Cooperina

Subtaxa: Falafer epidelus, Falafer fusuiensis, Falafer heshanensis, Falafer hunanensis, Falafer triminulus

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Type: Falafer epidelus

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder