Maruia Percival et al. 2014 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Acrotretida

Full reference: I. G. Percival, Y. Y. Zhen, J. E. Simes and R. A. Cooper. 2014. Furongian (late Cambrian) brachiopods and associated conodonts from the Takaka Terrane in the Springs Junction - Maruia area, South Island, New Zealand. Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 45:55-70

Parent taxon: Acrotretida according to I. G. Percival et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Acrotretidina, Acrotretoidea, Angarella, Biernatidae, Eleutherocrania, Ferralstreta, Orbiculopora, Pseudometoptoma

Subtaxa: Maruia castellum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at M31/f1. CN299 (Cambrian of New Zealand)

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