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Rhytirhynchia Cooper 1957 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28867

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1957. Tertiary and Pleistocene Brachiopods of Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 314(A):1-20

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

Sister taxa: Almorhynchia, Apringia, Basiliola, Eohemithyris, Fortunella, Megapringia, Neorhynchia, Probolarina, Rionirhynchia, Serratapringia, Soaresirhynchia, Streptaria, Ussurirhynchia

Subtaxa: Rhytirhynchia hataiana, Rhytirhynchia sladeni

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Type: Hemithyris sladeni

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder