Eridorthis Foerste 1909 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Glyptorthidae

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

See also Mitchell 1977, Potter 1990 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bassettella, Cinerorthis, Glyptorthis, Lepidorthis, Lomatorthis, Parisorthis, Schalidomorthis, Spinorthis

Subtaxa: Eridorthis australis Eridorthis inexpecta Eridorthis nicklesi Eridorthis rocklandensis

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Type: Plectorthis nicklesi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of the United Kingdom (8 collections)

• Ordovician of Australia (11), Canada (1: Ontario), France (3), Portugal (2), the Russian Federation (3), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (14: California, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Virginia)

Total: 44 collections including 45 occurrences

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