Paralenorthis costata Zhan et al. 2014 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Orthidae

Full reference: R. Zhan, D. A. T. Harper, J. Jin, Y. Liang, J. Liu, L. Stemmerik, and S. Stouge. 2014. Middle Ordovician Aporthophyla brachiopod fauna from the roof of the world, southern Tibet. Palaeontology 57(1):141-170

Belongs to Paralenorthis according to R. Zhan et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Paralenorthis alabamensis, Paralenorthis alata, Paralenorthis buttsi, Paralenorthis carlottoi, Paralenorthis estenaensis, Paralenorthis immitatrix, Paralenorthis lolae, Paralenorthis luritjaorum, Paralenorthis marshalli, Paralenorthis minusculus, Paralenorthis mollesensis, Paralenorthis orbicularis, Paralenorthis panderania, Paralenorthis proava, Paralenorthis rgaitensis, Paralenorthis riojanus, Paralenorthis robustus, Paralenorthis semnanensis, Paralenorthis serica, Paralenorthis suriensis

Type specimen: NIGP 156624, a valve (ventral internal mould)

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of China (9 collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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