Siphonotretacea

Siphonotretacea

[¦sī·fə·nō·trə′tās·ē·ə]
(paleontology)
A superfamily of extinct, inarticulate brachiopods in the suborder Acrotretidina of the order Acrotretida having an enlarged, tear-shaped, apical pedicle valve.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Uber die Brachiopoden-Familie der Siphonotretacea. Russisch-Kaiserliche Mineralogische Gesellschaft Verhandlungen, 1847, 250-286.