Paurorthis fasciculata Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Paurorthidae

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

Belongs to Paurorthis according to Y. Candela and D. A. T. Harper 2014

See also Cooper 1956 and Williams 1962

Sister taxa: Paurorthis inflata, Paurorthis inopinatus, Paurorthis longa, Paurorthis minima, Paurorthis parva, Paurorthis savalaensis, Paurorthis valida

Type specimen: USNM 117280a, a shell

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (1 collection), United States (1: Alabama)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (4)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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