Hesperorthis gotlandica Schuchert and Cooper 1932 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Alternative combination: Schizoramma gotlandica

Belongs to Hesperorthis according to M. G. Bassett and L. R. M. Cocks 1974

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

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Sweden (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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