Fossil group: Brachiopoda
Superfamily Plectorthoidea Schuchert et LeVene, 1929

Taxon ID: 583 | 2009-11-20 / 2013-06-05
Belongs to: Orthidina
Sister taxa: Orthoidea
Contains: Cremnorthidae | Eoorthidae | Platystrophiidae | Plectorthidae | Ranorthidae | Rhactorthidae | Wangyuiidae
Stratigraphic range: Middle Cambrian (old nomenclature) Ludlow | ~ 521,0–418,7 Ma
Baltoscandian species (in database): 41

Visual identification guide (Plectorthoidea)

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Selection of related publications

  • Hints, L., 2012b. New Hirnantian orthide brachiopods from the type section of the Porkuni Stage (Porkuni quarry, northeastern Estonia) [DOI]
  • Rubel, 2011. Silurian brachiopods Dictyonellida, Strophomenida, Productida, Orthotetida, Protorthida and Orthida from Estonia
  • Zuykov & Harper, 2007. Platystrophia (Orthida) and new related Ordovician and Early Silurian brachiopod genera [DOI]
  • Egerquist & Holmer, 2006. Early-Middle Ordovician (Billingen- Volkhov stages) Orthide and Protorthide brachiopods from the East Baltic [DOI]
  • Hints, L., 1990a. Ordovician articulate brachiopods.
  • Põlma et al., 1988. Lithology and fauna of the Caradoc Series type sections in North Estonia
  • Hints, L., 1973. New Orthacean Brachiopods from the Middle Ordovician of the East Baltic area and Sweden
  • Hints, L., 1968. Cremnorthis and Paurorthis (Brachiopoda) in the Middle Ordovician of Estonia
  • Rõõmusoks, 1964. Some brachiopods from the Ordovician of Estonia
  • Rubel, 1963a. Silurian brachiopods Orthida of Estonia
  • Rubel, 1962b. Estonian Llandoverian Brachiopods of the superfamily Orthacea
  • Rubel, 1961a. Lower-Ordovician brachiopods of the superfamilies Orthacea, Dalmanellacea and Syntrophiacea of Eastern Baltic
  • Oraspõld, 1959. Some representatives of the Superfamily Orthacea from the Upper Ordovician of Estonia
  • Oraspõld, 1956. New brachiopods from the Jõhvi, Keila and Vasalemma stages
  • Alichova, 1953. Index brachiopod fauna of Ordovician deposits of NW Russian Platform
  • Öpik, 1939a. Brachiopoden und Ostrakoden aus dem Expansusschiefer Norwegens
  • Öpik, 1930a. Brachiopoda Protremata der estländischen ordovizischen Kukruse-Stufe
  • Schmidt, 1858. Untersuchungen über die silurische Formation von Ehstland, Nord-Livland und Oesel