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Hercotrema Jin 1989 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Trigonirhynchiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 114160

Full reference: J. Jin. 1989. Late Ordovician - Early Silurian rhynchonellid brachiopods from Anticosti Island, Quebec. Biostratigraphie du Paleozoique 10:5-125

Parent taxon: Trigonirhynchiinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Agarhyncha, Aratoechia, Astua, Cupularostrum, Iberirhynchia, Kirkirhynchus, Lissopleura, Macropotamorhynchus, Microsphaeridiorhynchus, Moorefieldella, Morphorhynchus, Myrmirhynx, Nasonirhynchia, Nekhoroshevia, Oligoptycherhynchus, Oxypleurorhynchia, Savagerhynchus, Sinotectirostrum, Stenorhynchia, Stenorhynchites, Sufetirhyncha, Tetratomia, Trigonirhynchia, Wilsoniella

Subtaxa: Hercotrema bulbicostatum, Hercotrema pentaforma, Hercotrema spissicostatum

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Type: Hercotrema bulbicostatum

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder