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Suriorthis Benedetto 2003 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Orthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 197379

Full reference: J. L. Benedetto. 2003. Early Ordovician (Arenig) brachiopods from volcanicalstic rocks of the Famatina Range, northwest Argentina. Journal of Paleontology 77(2):212-242

Parent taxon: Orthidae according to J. L. Benedetto 2003

Sister taxa: Almadenorthis, Bastamorthis, Boreadorthis, Diochthofera, Duolobella, Gutiorthis, Lenorthis, Leoniorthis, Orthambonites, Orthinae, Orthis, Orthostrophella, Orthostrophia, Palaeowingella, Paralenorthis, Rogorthis, Sinorthis, Sulcatorthis, Sulevorthis, Taphrorthis, Trondorthis

Subtaxa: Suriorthis depressus

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Type: Suriorthis depressus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder