†superfamily Spiriferoidea King 1846 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida

Alternative spelling: Spiriferacea

Full reference: W. King. 1846. Remarks on certain genera belonging to the class Palliobranchiata. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 1 183:26-42

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

See also Brunton and Champion 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Johnson 1975, Savage et al. 1978, Shen et al. 2003 and Talent 1963

Sister taxa: Adolfioidea, Ambocoelioidea, Brachythyridoidea, Cyrtioidea, Cyrtospiriferoidea, Delthyridacea, Martinioidea, Paeckelmanelloidea, Spirifera paucicostata, Spirifera trapezoidalis, Spirifera vespertilio, Theodossioidea

Subtaxa: Aulidospiridae Choristitidae Imbrexiidae Reticulariacea Spiriferellidae Spiriferidae Trigonotretidae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

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