Dolerorthis Schuchert and Cooper 1931 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Alternative spelling: Dolelrorthis

Synonyms: Altaeorthis Severgina 1967, Munhella Neuman 1971

Parent taxon: Hesperorthidae according to J. Paškevičius and L. Hints 2016

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974, Jin and Chatterton 1997, Mitchell 1977, Popov et al. 2001, Rubel 2011, Sepkoski 2002, Williams et al. 2000 and Wright 1964

Sister taxa: Barbarorthis, Flabellitesia, Hesperorthis, Lordorthis, Paradolerorthis, Ptychopleurella, Schizonema

Subtaxa: Dolerorthis duftonensis Dolerorthis flabellites Dolerorthis inaequicostata Dolerorthis intercostata Dolerorthis interplicata Dolerorthis multicostellata Dolerorthis nadruvensis Dolerorthis plicata Dolerorthis praeclara Dolerorthis pristina Dolerorthis psygma Dolerorthis rankini Dolerorthis rustica Dolerorthis savagei Dolerorthis sowerbyana Dolerorthis sowerbyiana Munhella cummingi

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Type: Orthis interplicata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (6 collections), Canada (11: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Yukon), China (4), United States (3: Nevada, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian to Devonian of Australia (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Belarus (4), Canada (35: Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Québec, Yukon, Yukon Territory), China (6), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (16), Greenland (2), Iran (1), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (8), Lithuania (8), Norway (37), Sweden (9), Ukraine (2), the United Kingdom (58), United States (73: Arkansas, California, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin), Venezuela (2)

• Niagaran of Canada (1: Québec)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Norway (1)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), China (9), France (3), Ireland (6), Kazakhstan (12), Lithuania (8), Norway (18), Portugal (1), Spain (1), Sweden (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (51), United States (6: Missouri, Oklahoma)

Total: 412 collections including 433 occurrences

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