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Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1931Dolerorthis Schuchert and Cooper
1964Dolerorthis Wright
1967Altaeorthis Severgina
1971Munhella Neuman p. 117
1974Dolerorthis Bassett and Cocks
1977Dolerorthis Mitchell
1997Dolerorthis Jin and Chatterton
2000Dolerorthis Williams et al. p. 740
2002Altaeorthis Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Dolerorthis Sepkoski, Jr.
2002Munhella Sepkoski, Jr.
2011Dolerorthis Rubel
2016Dolerorthis Paškevičius and Hints

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EubilateriaAx 1987
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderOrthidaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
suborderOrthidinaSchuchert and Cooper 1932
superfamilyOrthoideaWoodward 1852
familyHesperorthidaeSchuchert and Cooper 1931
genusDolerorthisSchuchert and Cooper 1931

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

No diagnoses are available
valve height42.932.045.062.681.34

Composition: low Mg calcitep
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Adult height: 10 to < 100g
Folds: noneg
Ribbing: minorg
Spines: noneg
Internal reinforcement: noneg
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Comments: BODY SIZE: Data from Williams et al (2002).g
Created: 2009-06-02 13:45:29
Modified: 2009-06-04 10:18:24
Source: g = genus, o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009

Age range: base of the Darriwilian to the top of the Siegen or 467.30000 to 409.10000 Ma

Collections (416 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Arenig478.6 - 466.0Canada (New Brunswick) Munhella cummingi (185952)
Fennian471.8 - 466.0Canada (New Brunswick) Munhella cummingi (185953)
Darriwilian467.3 - 458.4China (Hubei) D. sp. (186129)
Early/Lower Llandeilo466.0 - 460.9China (Hubei) D. sp. (4711)
Llanvirn466.0 - 460.9China (GanSu) D. sp. (8573)
Late/Upper Llanvirn463.5 - 460.9China (Sichuan) D. sp. (5403)
Aurelucian460.9 - 457.5United Kingdom (Scotland) D. rankini (165033)
Costonian460.9 - 457.5United Kingdom (Wales) D. sp. (3371) D. tenuicostata (188595)
Costonian - Soudleyan460.9 - 455.8Ireland (Lenister) D. sp. (55707)
Keila - Oandu460.9 - 452.0Norway D. sp. (159530)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8Canada (Nunavut) D. sp. (26651 26653)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8Canada (Yukon) D. borealis, D. sp. (24932) D. sp. (14009)
Lochkovian419.2 - 410.8China (Guangxi) D. zhongnanensis (12923 41058 115005)
Early/Lower Devonian419.2 - 393.3USA (West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania) D. sp. (652)
Early/Lower Devonian419.2 - 393.3Canada (Ontario) D. sp. (40058)
Lochkovian - Zlichovian419.2 - 391.9Canada (Yukon) D. sp. (603)
Siegen412.3 - 409.1USA (Nevada) D. sp. (164726 164730)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Canada (Yukon) D. borealis (43713 43969) D. borealis, D. sp. (24933) D. sp. (25273)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Australia (New South Wales) D. borealis, D. ornata, D. sp. (25695)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6China (Guangxi) D. zhongnanensis (12928)