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Hemileurus Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Allorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28574

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods from West Texas, IV. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 21:1923-2607

Parent taxon: Allorhynchidae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Aldina, Allorhynchus, Caucasorhynchella, Caucasorhynchia, Crurirhynchella, Deltarina, Fascicosta, Gerassimovia, Grammorhynchus, Hagabirhynchia, Maorirhynchia, Neofascicosta, Pseudowellerella, Ptilotorhynchus, Septaliphorioidea, Terebratuloidea

Subtaxa: Hemileurus orbicularis, Hemileurus politus, Hemileurus runcinatus

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Type: Hemileurus runcinatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder