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Rhactomena Mitchell 1977 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 27882

Full reference: W. I. Mitchell. 1977. The Ordovician Brachiopoda from Pomeroy, Co. Tyrone. The Palaeontographical Society Monographs 130(545):1-138

Parent taxon: Leptaenidae according to W. I. Mitchell 1977

Sister taxa: Astamena, Bekkeromena, Bracteoleptaena, Estonomena, Glossoleptaena, Harjumena, Hingganoleptaena, Hollardina, Kurnamena, Lepidoleptaena, Leptaena, Leptaenopyxis, Leptagonia, Limbimurina, Lioleptaena, Lissoleptaena, Mackerrovia, Notoleptaena, Oandumena, Rugoleptaena, Scamnomena, Schmidtomena, Similoleptaena, Tchadania

Subtaxa: Rhactomena splendens

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Type: Rhactomena splendens

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder