Orbithele Sdzuy 1955 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Acrothelidae

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

See also Puura and Holmer 1993 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acrothele, Schizopholis, Spinulothele

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (3 collections), Iran (1), Norway (1), Poland (1), Sweden (2)

• Klabava of the Czech Republic (1)

• Cambrian of Australia (1), Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador), France (1), Greenland (2)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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