Orthograptus fastigatus Davies 1929 (diplograptoid)

Graptolithina - Diplograptoidea - Diplograptidae

Alternative combination: Diplograptus fastigatus

Belongs to Orthograptus according to M. J. Melchin 1987

See also Goldman et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Orthograptus eucharis, Orthograptus pageanus, Orthograptus quadrimucronatus, Orthograptus ruedemanni, Orthograptus spinigerus, Orthograptus thorsteinssoni, Orthograptus truncatus

Ecology: passively mobile planktonic suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (11: Nunavut collections), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: Texas)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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