Filites (bryozoan)

Stenolaemata - Fenestrida - Fenestellidae

Parent taxon: Fenestellidae according to I. P. Morozova 2001

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Archaefenestella, Archimedes, Bigeyina, Cavernella, Exfenestella, Fabifenestella, Fenestella, Fenestellinae, Flexifenestella, Hemitrypella, Hinganotrypa, Isotrypa, Levifenestella, Lyrocladia, Lyropora, Narynella, Ogbinofenestella, Paraptylopora, Paraseptopora, Permofenestella, Polycladiopora, Pseudounitrypa, Ptiloporella, Rectifenestella, Ryhopora

Subtaxa: Filites expressus Filites hashimotoi Filites percognitus Filites quaesitus Filites solita Filites trapezoida Filites zigzag

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Austria (2 collections), Iran (1), Japan (1), Mongolia (1)

• Carboniferous of the Russian Federation (1)

• Devonian of Germany (1), Morocco (3), Western Sahara (1)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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