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Ectoposia Cooper and Grant 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30158

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1976. Permian Brachiopods of west Texas, V. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 24:2609-3159

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

Sister taxa: Adygella, Amygdalocosta, Aspidothyris, Bittnerithyris, Coenothyris, Cruratula, Dareithyris, Dielasma, Dielasmina, Dongbaella, Elasmata, Fletcherithyris, Pirithyris, Plectelasma, Praerhaetina, Sulcatinella, Tibetothyris, Tosuhuthyris, Tunethyris, Whitspakia, Yochelsonia

Subtaxa: Ectoposia grandis, Ectoposia wildei

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Type: Ectoposia wildei

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder