Cathaysiorthis yushanensis Zeng and Hu 1997 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Cathaysiorthidae

Alternative combination: Plaesiomys yushanensis

Belongs to Cathaysiorthis according to J. Rong et al. 2013

See also Rong et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Cathaysiorthis enorme, Cathaysiorthis xichuanensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of China (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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