Synonym: Opistholoba Ulrich in Hussey 1926
Full reference: F. B. Meek. 1871. A preliminary list of fossils collected by Dr. Hayden in Colorado, New Mexico, and California, with brief descriptions of a few of the new species. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 11:425-431
See also Sepkoski 2002
Sister taxa: Allonychia, Ambonychia, Ambonychinia, Ambonychiopsis, Amphicoelia, Amphiocoelia, Anomalocoelia, Anomalodonta, Byssopteria, Claudeonychia, Cleionychia, Elasmodophora, Fasciculiptera, Glyptonychia, Gosseletia, Leconychia, Lophonychia, Maryonychia, Mytilarca, Notonychia, Paramytilarca, Praeanomalodonta, Psilonychia, Pteronychia, Silurinka, Xinshaophorus
Type: Megaptera casei
Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder
Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence
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