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Cystothyris Sun 1981 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30128

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: Angustothyrididae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Angustothyris, Caucasothyris, Cubanothyris, Paradoxothyris, Praeangustothyris, Praecubanothyris, Rhaetina

Subtaxa: Cystothyris zigaensis

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Type: Cystothyris zigaensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder