Bilotina acantha Waterhouse and Piyasin 1970 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Echinoconchidae

Alternative combination: Septasteges acanthus

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse and S. Piyasin. 1970. Mid-Permian brachiopods from Khao Phrik, Thailand. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 135(3-6):83-197

Belongs to Bilotina according to V. Verna and L. Angiolini 2011

See also Grant 1976, Waterhouse and Piyasin 1970 and Yanagida and Pillevuit 1994

Sister taxa: Bilotina subtecta, Bilotina yanagidai

Type specimen: University of Toronto B300, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is Khao Phrik, Rat Buri, which is in a Roadian offshore shelf limestone/limestone in the Rat Buri Formation of Thailand.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (1 collection), Oman (1), Thailand (5), Turkey (12), Ukraine (1)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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