†subfamily Glossorthinae Williams et al. 2000 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Productorthidae

Full reference: A. Williams, S. J. Carlson, C. H. C. Brunton, L. E. Holmer, L. E. Popov, M. Mergl, J. R. Laurie, M. G. Bassett, L. R. M. Cocks, J.-Y. Rong, S. S. Lazarev, R. E. Grant, P. R. Racheboeuf, Y.-G. Jin, B. R. Wardlaw, D. A. T. Harper, and A. D. Wright and M. 2000. Part H Brachiopoda (revised): Volumes 2 & 3, Linguliformea, Craniiformea, Rhynchonelliformea (part). Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology 1-919

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

Sister taxon: Productorthinae

Subtaxa: Glossorthis Nicolorthis Prantlina

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Type: Glossorthis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Dobrotivian of France (2 collections)

• Uhaku of Estonia (1), Latvia (1)

• Fennian of France (1)

• Volkhov of Estonia (11), the Russian Federation (4)

• Vaana of Estonia (1)

• Klabava of the Czech Republic (2)

• Ordovician of Estonia (4), France (1), Lithuania (1), the Russian Federation (7), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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