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Acanthorthis Neuman 1976 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Platystrophiidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 26650

Full reference: R. B. Neuman. 1976. Early Ordovician (Late Arenig) brachiopods from Virgin Arm, New World Island, Newfoundland. Geological Survey of Canada Bulletin 261:11-61

Parent taxon: Platystrophiidae according to M. A. Zuykov and E. Egerquist 2005

Sister taxa: Ffynnonia, Gnamptorhynchos, Mcewanella, Neoplatystrophia, Platystrophia, Salacorthis, Siljanostrophia, Vinlandostrophia

Subtaxa: Acanthorthis terreneuvensis

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Type: Acanthorthis terreneuvensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder