Paralenorthis robustus Neuman 1964 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Orthidae

Alternative combination: Orthambonites robustus

Full reference: R. B. Neuman. 1964. Fossils in the Ordovician Tuffs Northeastern Maine, with a section on Trilobita by Harry B. Whittington. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1181(E):1-38

Belongs to Paralenorthis according to V. Jaanusson and M. G. Bassett 1993

See also Neuman 1964

Sister taxa: Paralenorthis alabamensis, Paralenorthis alata, Paralenorthis buttsi, Paralenorthis carlottoi, Paralenorthis costata, Paralenorthis estenaensis, Paralenorthis immitatrix, Paralenorthis lolae, Paralenorthis luritjaorum, Paralenorthis marshalli, Paralenorthis minusculus, Paralenorthis mollesensis, Paralenorthis orbicularis, Paralenorthis panderania, Paralenorthis proava, Paralenorthis rgaitensis, Paralenorthis riojanus, Paralenorthis semnanensis, Paralenorthis serica, Paralenorthis suriensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Maine collection)

• Arenigian of United States (1: Maine)

• Arenig of Canada (1: New Brunswick)

• Ordovician of United States (4: Maine)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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