Sulevorthis bielsteini Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Orthidae

Alternative combination: Orthambonites bielsteini

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1956. Chazyan and related brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 127:1-1245

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

See also Cooper 1956

Sister taxa: Sulevorthis blountensis, Sulevorthis cessatus, Sulevorthis exopunctatus, Sulevorthis humilidorsatus, Sulevorthis lyckholmiensis, Sulevorthis mostellerensis, Sulevorthis parvicrassicostatus, Sulevorthis playfairi, Sulevorthis rectangulatus, Sulevorthis rotundiformis, Sulevorthis tennesseensis

Type specimen: USNM 109803a, a valve

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of United States (3: Pennsylvania, Virginia collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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