Dolerorthis rustica Sowerby 1839 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Alternative combination: Orthis rustica

Belongs to Dolerorthis according to M. Rubel 2011

See also Bassett and Cocks 1974

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Belarus (3 collections), Canada (1: New Brunswick), Estonia (4), Ireland (1), Kazakhstan (1), Lithuania (2), Sweden (8), Ukraine (2)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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