Dolerorthis sowerbyiana Davidson 1869 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Alternative combination: Orthis sowerbyiana

Full reference: T. Davidson. 1869. A monograph of the British fossil Brachiopoda part VII, nos III and IV. The Silurian Brachiopoda. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 169-397

Belongs to Dolerorthis according to T. L. Modzalevskaya and L. E. Popov 1995

Sister taxa: Dolerorthis duftonensis, Dolerorthis flabellites, Dolerorthis inaequicostata, Dolerorthis intercostata, Dolerorthis interplicata, Dolerorthis multicostellata, Dolerorthis nadruvensis, Dolerorthis plicata, Dolerorthis praeclara, Dolerorthis pristina, Dolerorthis psygma, Dolerorthis rankini, Dolerorthis rustica, Dolerorthis savagei, Dolerorthis sowerbyana, Munhella cummingi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Kazakhstan (7 collections), Norway (8), the United Kingdom (43)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Norway (1)

Total: 59 collections each including a single occurrence

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