Plectothyrella Temple 1965 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae

Parent taxon: Rostricellulinae according to L. Hints and D. A. T. Harper 2015

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Azamella, Evenkorhynchia, Lepidocycloides, Rostricellula

Subtaxa: Plectothyrella crassicosta Plectothyrella itacurubiensis

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Type: Plectothyrella platystrophoides

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (2: New Brunswick, Québec collections), China (2), the United Kingdom (4)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (4: Québec), South Africa (1)

• Ordovician of Argentina (3), Canada (4: Quebec, Québec), China (20), the Czech Republic (3), Estonia (7), France (1), Ireland (1), Latvia (20), Morocco (2), Myanmar (1), New Zealand (1), Norway (3), Paraguay (4), Poland (1), Portugal (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (10), Turkey (2), the United Kingdom (7)

Total: 105 collections including 109 occurrences

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