Laluzia Götz and Mitchell 2009 (rudist)

Bivalvia - Hippuritida - Hippuritidae

Full reference: S. Götz and S. Mitchell. 2009. The Laluzia armini (gen et spec nov) ecosystem: understanding a deeper-water rudist lithosome from the Early Maastrichtian of Mexico. Facies 55:539-551

Parent taxon: Hippuritidae according to P. W. Skelton 2013

See also Götz and Mitchell 2009

Sister taxa: Barrettia, Barrettiinae, Caribbea, Hippuritella, Hippuritellinae, Hippurites, Orbignya, Parastroma, Pironaea, Praebarrettia, Praetorreites, Pseudovaccinites, Pseudovaccinitinae, Tetracionites, Torreites, Torreitinae, Vaccinites, Whitfieldiella, Yvaniella, Batolites

Subtaxa: Laluzia armini

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Type: Laluzia armini

Ecology: stationary semi-infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at La Luz, Laluzia level (Cretaceous of Mexico)

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