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Micraphelia Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27650

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1969. New Permian brachiopods from west Texas. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 1:1-20

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

Sister taxa: Subtilichonetes, Undulella

Subtaxa: Chonetes permiana, Micraphelia minuta, Micraphelia pumilis, Micraphelia scitula, Micraphelia subalata

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Type: Micraphelia scitula

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder