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Paraspiriferina Reed 1944 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Paraspiriferinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 29501

Alternative spelling: Spiriferina (Paraspiriferina)

Full reference: F. R. C. Reed. 1944. Brachiopoda and Mollusca from the Productus limestones of the Salt Range. Palaeontogica Indica, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India, New Series 23(2):1-596

Parent taxon: Paraspiriferinidae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Callispirina, Lamniplica, Yaonoiella, Zaissania

Subtaxa: Paraspiriferina amoena, Paraspiriferina billingsi, Paraspiriferina cellulana, Paraspiriferina convexa, Paraspiriferina evax, Paraspiriferina formulosa, Paraspiriferina gentilis, Paraspiriferina ghundiensis, Paraspiriferina laqueata, Paraspiriferina multiplicata, Paraspiriferina paginata, Paraspiriferina pulchra, Paraspiriferina punjabensis, Paraspiriferina rotundata, Paraspiriferina sapinea, Paraspiriferina setulosa, Paraspiriferina transversa

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Type: Spiriferina (Paraspiriferina) ghundiensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder