Cyrtonotella grandistriata Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Archaeorthidae

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

Belongs to Cyrtonotella according to G. A. Cooper 1956

Sister taxa: Cyrtonotella kuckersiana, Cyrtonotella nicholsoni, Cyrtonotella semicircularis, Cyrtonotella subfissicosta, Cyrtonotella virginiensis

Type specimen: USNM 109857, a valve (pedicle valve )

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Porterfield Quarry, 5 miles northeast of Saltville (Ordovician of Virginia)

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