Hesperorthis leinsterensis Liljeroth et al. 2017 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Full reference: M. Liljeroth, D. A. T. Harper, H. Carlisle and A. T. Nielsen. 2017. Ordovician rhynchonelliformean brachiopods from Co. Waterford, SE Ireland: Palaeobiogeography of the Leinster Terrane. Fossils and Strata (62)1-164

Belongs to Hesperorthis according to M. Liljeroth et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Hesperorthis australis, Hesperorthis avalanchensis, Hesperorthis barbata, Hesperorthis benjaminensis, Hesperorthis costalis, Hesperorthis craigensis, Hesperorthis davidsoni, Hesperorthis gotlandica, Hesperorthis hillistensis, Hesperorthis ignicula, Hesperorthis longirostroides, Hesperorthis martinssoni, Hesperorthis mucronata, Hesperorthis onniensis, Hesperorthis pyramidalis, Hesperorthis rae, Hesperorthis tricenaria

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Ireland (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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