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Ismenia King 1850 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Terebrataliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 30250

Full reference: W. King. 1850. Monograph of the Permian fossils of England. Palaeontographical Society 1-253

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

Sister taxa: Arenaciarcula, Choristothyris, Gemmarcula, Helvetella, Oblongarcula, Ruegenella

Subtaxa: Ismenia pectunculoides, Ismenia perillustris, Ismenia tricostata

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder