Orthotetes guppyi Thomas 1958 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Orthotetidae

Alternative combination: Permorthotetes guppyi

Full reference: G. A. Thomas. 1958. The Permian Orthotetacea of Western Australia. Bureau of Mineral Resources, Geology and Geophysics Bulletin 39:1-158

Belongs to Orthotetes according to S. X. Zhang and Y. G. Jin 1976

See also Thomas 1958

Sister taxa: Orthotetes abruptus, Orthotetes afanasjevae, Orthotetes bisulcatus, Orthotetes canadensis, Orthotetes huagongensis, Orthotetes jugorica, Orthotetes kaskaskiensis, Orthotetes keokuk, Orthotetes occidentalis, Orthotetes picta, Orthotetes plana, Orthotetes simensis, Orthotetes sulensis, Orthotetes trigonalis

Type specimen: CPC 1503, a valve (Ventral valve)

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (11 collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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