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Temporal range: middle Early Cambrian–Upper Cambrian
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Micromitra Undosa, Estonian Museum of Natural History
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Lophophorata
Phylum: Brachiopoda
Class: Paterinata
Order: Paterinida
Family: Paterinidae
Genus: Micromitra
Meek, 1873
  • M. sculptilis Meek, 1873 (type)
  • M. phillipsi Holl, 1865
  • M. ornatella Linnarsson, 1876
  • M. burgessensis Walcott, 1908
  • M. modesta Lochman, 1940
  • M. semicircularis Imanaliev and Pelman 1988
  • M. nerranubawu Kruse, 1990

Micromitra is a genus of brachiopods known from the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale. 160 specimens of Micromitra are known from the Greater Phyllopod bed, where they comprise 0.3% of the community.[1]


  1. ^ Caron, Jean-Bernard; Jackson, Donald A. (October 2006). "Taphonomy of the Greater Phyllopod Bed community, Burgess Shale". PALAIOS. 21 (5): 451–65. doi:10.2110/palo.2003.P05-070R. JSTOR 20173022.

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