Glyptorthis Foerste 1914 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Glyptorthidae

Alternative spellings: Hebertella (Glyptorthis), Orthis (Glyptorthis)

Parent taxon: Glyptorthidae according to M. Liljeroth et al. 2017

See also Cowper Reed 1945, Howe 1988, Ladd 1929, Mitchell 1977, Potter 1990, Rõõmusoks 1964, Rubel 2011, Sepkoski 2002, Williams et al. 2000, Wright 1964, Wright and Stigall 2014 and Zuykov and Butts 2008

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

Subtaxa: Glyptorthis alta Glyptorthis assimilis Glyptorthis balclatchiensis Glyptorthis balcletchiensis Glyptorthis bellarugosa Glyptorthis bellatula Glyptorthis costellata Glyptorthis crenulata Glyptorthis crispa Glyptorthis crispata Glyptorthis daytonensis Glyptorthis equiconvexa Glyptorthis fausta Glyptorthis glaseri Glyptorthis glypta Glyptorthis imbrex Glyptorthis insculpta Glyptorthis irregularis Glyptorthis irrupta Glyptorthis maquoketensis Glyptorthis marilara Glyptorthis maritima Glyptorthis multicostellata Glyptorthis obesa Glyptorthis plana Glyptorthis pulchra Glyptorthis sarcina Glyptorthis senecta Glyptorthis splendens Glyptorthis squamata Glyptorthis subcircularis Glyptorthis sulcata Glyptorthis uncinata Glyptorthis uniformis Glyptorthis vidari

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Type: Orthis insculpta

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Argentina (1 collection), Canada (7: Ontario, Quebec), China (5), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (12), Iran (1), Lithuania (6), Norway (1), United States (1: Ohio)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (4: New Brunswick)

• Ordovician of Belgium (3), Canada (42: British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec), China (11), Estonia (17), France (1), Ireland (6), Italy (2), Kazakhstan (7), Norway (12), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (35), Spain (1), Sweden (6), the United Kingdom (83), United States (218: Alabama, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia), Venezuela (1)

• Llandeilo of United States (1: California)

• Chazy of United States (4: Alabama, New York)

• Whiterockian of United States (2: Nevada)

• Arenig of Argentina (1), Bolivia (2)

Total: 496 collections including 506 occurrences

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