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Actinoconchus (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 29048

Alternative spelling: Athyris (Actinoconchus)

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

Sister taxa: Alvarezites, Athyris, Atrythyris, Brimethyris, Bruntonites, Eifyris, Gonathyris, Imacanthyris, Johnsonathyris, Lamellosathyris, Meristospira, Pachyplax, Protathyris, Zonathyris

Subtaxa: Actinoconchus lamellosus, Actinoconchus planosulcatus

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder