Hesperorthis ignicula Raymond 1905 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Alternative combination: Orthis ignicula

Belongs to Hesperorthis according to G. A. Cooper 1956

See also Raymond 1905

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of the Russian Federation (2 collections)

• Chazy of United States (4: New York)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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