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Hesperorthis ignicula

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Hesperorthidae

Orthis ignicula was named by Raymond (1905).

It was recombined as Hesperorthis ignicula by Cooper (1956).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1905Orthis ignicula Raymond
1956Hesperorthis ignicula Cooper p. 352 figs. Plate 51, F, figures 27-34

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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
genusHesperorthisSchuchert and Cooper 1931
speciesignicula(Raymond 1905)

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
No measurements are available
Composition: low Mg calcitep
Entire body: yesg
Adult length: 10 to < 100g
Adult width: 10 to < 100g
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yeso
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2009-06-02 13:46:26
Modified: 2009-06-02 15:46:26
Source: g = genus, o = order, c = class, p = phylum
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Hendy 2009

Age range: Late/Upper Llanvirn or 463.50000 to 460.90000 Ma

Collections (6 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Early/Lower Llandeilo466.0 - 460.9Russian Federation (Siberia) Hesperorthis ignicula (9299)
Chazy466.0 - 457.5USA (New York) Orthis ignicula (172181 172197 172240 172313)
Late/Upper Llanvirn463.5 - 460.9Russian Federation (Siberia) Hesperorthis ignicula (9222)