Hesperorthis martinssoni Bassett and Cocks 1974 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Full reference: M. G. Bassett and L. R. M. Cocks. 1974. A review of Silurian brachiopods from Gotland. Fossils and Strata (3)1-56

Belongs to Hesperorthis according to Bassett and Cocks 1974

Sister taxa: Hesperorthis australis, Hesperorthis avalanchensis, Hesperorthis barbata, Hesperorthis benjaminensis, Hesperorthis costalis, Hesperorthis craigensis, Hesperorthis davidsoni, Hesperorthis gotlandica, Hesperorthis hillistensis, Hesperorthis ignicula, Hesperorthis leinsterensis, Hesperorthis longirostroides, Hesperorthis mucronata, Hesperorthis onniensis, Hesperorthis pyramidalis, Hesperorthis rae, Hesperorthis tricenaria

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (1: Northwest Territories collection), Sweden (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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