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Werriea (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Orthotetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28125

Synonyms: Permorthotestes Thomas 1958 (no. 27771), Permorthotetes Thomas 1958 (no. 87269)

Parent taxon: Orthotetidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Apsocalymma, Brochocarina, Derbyoides, Magniderbyia, Orthotetes, Tapajotia

Subtaxa: Permorthotetes callytharrensis, Permorthotetes camerata, Permorthotetes crespinae, Permorthotetes lindneri, Permorthotetes teicherti, Werriea australis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder