Brachaktassia Li et al. 2012 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Acrotretida - Acrotretidae

Synonym: Aktassia Popov 1976 [replaced name]

Full reference: Y. J. Li, G. Han, A. Nel, D. Ren, H. Pang and X. L. Liu. 2012. A new fossil petalurid dragonfly (Odonata: Petaluroidea: Aktassiidae) from the Cretaceous of China. Alcheringa 36:319-322

Parent taxon: Acrotretidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Holmer 1989, Li et al. 2012 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acrotreta, Acrotretinae, Amictocracens, Anabolotreta, Anelotreta, Angulotreta, Aphelotreta, Apsotreta, Araktina, Biernatinae, Canthylotreta, Conotreta, Cyrtonotreta, Dactylotreta, Dicondylotreta, Ditreta, Eohadrotreta, Eurytreta, Fascicoma, Genetreta, Hansotreta, Hisingerella, Homotreta, Iberotreta, Kostjubella, Kotylotreta, Kuangshanotreta, Lensotreta, Linnarssonella, Linnarssonia, Linnarssoniinae, Longipegma, Neotreta, Olentotreta, Opisthotreta, Ottenbyella, Physotreta, Picnotreta, Prototreta, Quadrisonia, Rhondellina, Satpakella, Scaphelasmatinae, Semitreta, Spondylotreta, Stilpnotreta, Tapuritreta, Torynelasmatinae, Treptotreta, Vandalotreta

Subtaxa: Brachaktassia triangularis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Sweden (2 collections)

• Llandeilo of Kazakhstan (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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