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Diorthelasma Cooper 1956 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Draboviidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 26737

Full reference: G. A. Cooper. 1956. Chazyan and related brachiopods. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 127:1-1245

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

Sister taxa: Boticium, Dalmanellopsis, Draborthis, Drabovia, Drabovinella, Eodiorthelasma, Fascifera, Hirnantia, Kinnella, Megasalopina, Nocturnellia, Oanduporella, Orthiella, Pionodema, Protomendacella, Salopina, Sphenophragmus, Talentella, Tunariorthis

Subtaxa: Diorthelasma parvum, Diorthelasma semotum, Diorthelasma weissi

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder