Paraonychoplecia Percival 1991 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Triplesiidae

Full reference: I. Percival. 1991. Late Ordovician articulate brachiopods from central New South Wales, Australia. Memoir of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 11:107-177

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

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acaretyrricula, Amphiplecia, Bicuspina, Brachymimulus, Caeroplecia, Cliftonia, Craigella, Grammoplecia, Ogmoplecia, Onychoplecia, Onychotreta, Oxoplecia, Placotriplesia, Plectotreta, Streptis, Triplesia

Subtaxa: Paraonychoplecia inversa

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Type: Paraonychoplecia inversa

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Australia (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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