Orthothetina ruber Frech 1911 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Alternative combinations: Lopingia ruber, Orthotetes ruber, Schellwienella ruber

Full reference: F. Frech. 1911. Die Dyas. China: Ergebnisse Eigener Reisen und Darauf Gegr√ľndeter Studien 5:103-137

Belongs to Orthothetina according to W. H. He et al. 2019

See also Campi et al. 2005, Feng and Jiang 1978, Frech 1911, Frech 1911, Garbelli and Angiolini 2014, Ghaderi et al. 2015, Grabau 1931, Hayasaka 1922, He and Shi 2014, Huang 1933, Jin et al. 1974, Li and Shen 2008, Liang 1990, Liao 1980, Shen and Shi 2007, Tong 1978, Yang 1984, Yang et al. 1977 and Zhan 1979

Sister taxa: Orthothetina azarjani, Orthothetina caojiayingensis, Orthothetina convergens, Orthothetina curvata, Orthothetina deminuta, Orthothetina dzhulfensis, Orthothetina ellipsoides, Orthothetina elongata, Orthothetina emaciatus, Orthothetina eusarkos, Orthothetina frechi, Orthothetina gigantea, Orthothetina hayasakai, Orthothetina iljinae, Orthothetina kayseri, Orthothetina ladina, Orthothetina leei, Orthothetina mianzhuensis, Orthothetina neilsoni, Orthothetina peregrina, Orthothetina persica, Orthothetina planoconvexa, Orthothetina polita, Orthothetina regularis, Orthothetina ruchae, Orthothetina shuangtangensis, Orthothetina sokolskajae, Orthothetina thomasi, Orthothetina transversa, Orthothetina triangularis, Orthothetina vediensis, Orthothetina yanziyanensis, Orthothetina yishanensis, Orthothetina yuananensis, Orthothetina zhejiangensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (131 collections), Iran (3), Japan (1), Malaysia (2)

Total: 137 collections each including a single occurrence

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