Hebertella occidentalis Hall 1847 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Plectorthidae

Alternative combination: Orthis occidentalis

Synonyms: Hebertella latasulcata Foerste 1914, Orthis subjugata Hall 1847

Belongs to Hebertella according to J. Jin and R. Zhan 2008

See also Foerste 1924 and Walker 1982

Sister taxa: Hebertella (Schizonema), Hebertella dinorthoides, Hebertella estonica, Hebertella frankfortensis, Hebertella maria, Hebertella parksensis, Hebertella sinuata, Orthis (Hebertella) scotica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (20: Ontario, Québec collections), United States (431: Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 451 collections including 453 occurrences

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