Portranella Wright 1964 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Orthidiellidae

Full reference: A. D. Wright. 1964. The Fauna of the Potrane Limestone, II. Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) Geology 9(6):157-256

Parent taxon: Orthidiellidae according to A. D. Wright 1964

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Eostrophomena, Orthidiella, Orthidium, Trematorthis, Tuvinia

Subtaxa: Portranella angulocostellata Portranella exornata

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Belgium (11 collections), France (2), Ireland (1), Portugal (2), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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