Rostricellula orientalis Billings 1859 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae

Alternative combinations: Camarotoechia orientalis, Rhynchonella orientalis

Belongs to Rostricellula according to G. A. Cooper 1956

See also Billings 1859 and Raymond 1911

Sister taxa: Rostricellula ardmillanensis, Rostricellula lapworthi, Rostricellula major, Rostricellula marciali, Rostricellula minnesotensis, Rostricellula minuta, Rostricellula nobilis, Rostricellula plena, Rostricellula pristina, Rostricellula rostrata, Rostricellula simulata, Rostricellula subtilicostata, Rostricellula transversa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (1: Tennessee collection)

• Chazy of Canada (4: Ontario, Quebec)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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