Dolerorthis multicostellata Rong et al. 2013 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Full reference: J. Rong, B. Huang, R. B. Zhan and D. A. Harper. 2013. Latest Ordovician and earliest Silurian brachiopods succeeding the Hirnantia fauna in south-east China. Special Papers in Palaeontology 90:1-142

Belongs to Dolerorthis according to J. Rong et al. 2013

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is AFL 130 50 m south of Wenchang Town, which is in a Rhuddanian marine limestone in the Anji Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at AFL 130 50 m south of Wenchang Town

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