Dolerorthis flabellites Foerste 1889 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Alternative combination: Orthis flabellites

Belongs to Dolerorthis according to C. Schuchert and G. A. Cooper 1932

See also Northrop 1939

Sister taxa: Dolerorthis duftonensis, Dolerorthis inaequicostata, Dolerorthis intercostata, Dolerorthis interplicata, Dolerorthis multicostellata, Dolerorthis nadruvensis, Dolerorthis plicata, Dolerorthis praeclara, Dolerorthis pristina, Dolerorthis psygma, Dolerorthis rankini, Dolerorthis rustica, Dolerorthis savagei, Dolerorthis sowerbyana, Dolerorthis sowerbyiana, Munhella cummingi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Canada (3: Quebec, Québec collections), Greenland (2), United States (26: Indiana, Nevada, New York, Utah)

Total: 31 collections each including a single occurrence

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