Heterorthella tondonensis Racheboeuf and Villeneuve 1992 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Heterorthidae

Full reference: P. R. Racheboeuf and M. Villeneuve. 1992. Une faune Malvino-Cafre de Brachiopodes Siluriens du Bassin Bove (Guinee, Ouest de l'Afrique). Geologica et Palaeontologica 26:1-11

Belongs to Heterorthella according to P. R. Racheboeuf and M. Villeneuve 1992

Sister taxon: Heterorthella precordillerana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Brachiopods of Gambaya Sandstone, Bove Basin, which is in a Ludlow marine sandstone in the Bambaya Sandstone Formation of Guinea

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Brachiopods of Gambaya Sandstone, Bove Basin

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