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Lipanorthis Benedetto and Carrasco 2002 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Plectorthidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 87271

Full reference: J. L. Benedetto and P. A. Carrasco. 2002. Tremadoc (earliest Ordovician) brachiopods from Purmamarca and the Sierra de Mojotoro, Cordillera Oriental of northwestern Argentina. Géobios 35:647-661

Parent taxon: Plectorthidae according to J. L. Benedetto and P. A. Carrasco 2002

Sister taxa: Apollonorthis, Ashinaorthis, Atlantida, Corineorthis, Desmorthis, Doleroides, Hebertella, Irhirea, Mimella, Nanorthis, Oligorthis, Orthostrophiinae, Paterorthis, Platystrophiinae, Platystrophinae, Plectorthinae, Plectorthis, Pseudomimella, Schizophorella, Severginella

Subtaxa: Lipanorthis andinus, Lipanorthis santalaurae

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Type: Lipanorthis andinus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder