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Rutorhynchia Sun 1981 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28884

Full reference: D. L. Sun. 1981. The Mesozoic brachiopods of Xizang. Palaeontology of Xizang, Book III, The Series of the Scientific Expedition to Qinghai-Xizang Plateau 177-260

Parent taxon: Piarorhynchiinae according to Z. Guo et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Abrekia, Aorhynchia, Caledorhynchia, Cuneirhynchia, Paranudirostralina, Piarorhynchia, Ptilorhynchia, Sakawairhynchia, Sinuplicorhynchia, Tainuirhynchia, Talovkorhynchia

Subtaxa: Rutorhynchia biplicata, Rutorhynchia elongata, Rutorhynchia jieshanensis, Rutorhynchia quadplicata, Rutorhynchia trigonalis

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Type: Rutorhynchia jieshanensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder