†family Productorthidae Schuchert and Cooper 1931 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Productorthidae

Parent taxon: Orthoidea according to M. Liljeroth et al. 2017

See also Benedetto 2003 and Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Anomalorthidae, Archaeorthidae, Bajanorthis, Bohemiellidae, Cathaysiorthidae, Glyptorthidae, Hesperonomiidae, Hesperorthidae, Lycophoriidae, Malinella, Nugnecella, Orthidae, Orthidiellidae, Ottadalenites, Plaesiomyidae, Poramborthidae, Skenidioidae, Tarfayidae, Turarella, Whittardiidae, Zhejiangorthis, Dinorthidae, Dolerorthidae

Subtaxa: Glossorthinae Productorthinae

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Dobrotivian of France (2 collections)

• Uhaku of Estonia (1), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Sweden (2)

• Aluoja of Estonia (1)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: California)

• Fennian of France (1)

• Volkhov of Estonia (45), Lithuania (1), the Russian Federation (53)

• Langevoja of Estonia (8), the Russian Federation (1)

• Vaana of Estonia (1)

• Valaste of Estonia (18), Haiti (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Klabava of the Czech Republic (2)

• Arenigian of Argentina (6), the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Maine)

• Arenig of Canada (1: New Brunswick), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Belarus (2), Belgium (5), Canada (3: Newfoundland), China (28), Estonia (58), France (3), Haiti (1), Iran (1), Ireland (9), Latvia (13), Lithuania (28), Myanmar (4), Norway (24), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (56), Spain (3), Sweden (8), the United Kingdom (36), United States (2: Maine, Virginia)

Total: 440 collections including 486 occurrences

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