†subfamily Madoinae He and Chen 2016 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae

Full reference: W. H. He and Z. Q. Chen. 2016. Taxonomy, in A new genus Liaous of early Anisian Stage (Middle Triassic) brachiopods from southwestern China: systematics, reassessment of classification of the Spiriferinioidea, community paleoecology, and paleoenvironmental implications. Journal of Paleontology 89:966-979

Parent taxon: Mentzeliidae according to W. H. He and Z. Q. Chen 2016

Sister taxa: Mentzeliinae, Tethyspirinae

Subtaxa: Madoia

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Type: Madoia

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of China (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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