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Acosarina Cooper and Grant 1969 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 26652

Synonym: Sunacosarina Liang 1990 (taxon 190894)

Full reference: G. A. Cooper and R. E. Grant. 1969. New Permian brachiopods from west Texas. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 1:1-20

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

Sister taxa: Aulacophoria, Kotlaia, Neoschizophoria, Orthotichia, Palaeoschizophoria, Schizophoria

Subtaxa: Acosarina antesulcata, Acosarina baylorensis, Acosarina circular, Acosarina dorashamensis, Acosarina dunbari, Acosarina fecunda, Acosarina grandis, Acosarina incisiva, Acosarina janiceps, Acosarina juresanensis, Acosarina mesoplatys, Acosarina minuta, Acosarina monocosta, Acosarina peculiaris, Acosarina rectimarginata, Acosarina regularis, Acosarina tumita

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder