Altaethyrella Severgina 1978 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Sphenotretidae

Parent taxon: Sphenotretidae according to J. Rong et al. 2008

See also Popov et al. 2000, Sepkoski 2002, Williams et al. 2007 and Zhan and Cocks 1998

Sister taxa: Dorytreta, Sphenotreta

Subtaxa: Altaethyrella otarica Altaethyrella zhejiangensis

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of China (18 collections), Kazakhstan (8)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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