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Leoniorthis Egerquist 2003 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Orthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 82651

Full reference: E. Egerquist. 2003. New brachiopods from the Lower-Middle Ordovician (Billingen-Volkhov stages) of the East Baltic. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 48(1):31-38

Parent taxon: Orthidae according to L. Hints 2014

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

Subtaxa: Leoniorthis robusta, Leoniorthis rubeli

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Type: Leoniorthis robusta

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder