Tarimathyris hotanensis Chen and Shi 2006 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Full reference: Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi. 2006. Artinskian-Kungurian (Early Permian) brachiopod faunas from the Tarim Basin, Northwest China, Part 2: Paleobiogeography, and systematics of Orthotetida, Orthida, Spiriferida, Spiriferinida, Rhynchonellida, Athyridida and Terebratulida. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 275(1-3):1-53

Belongs to Tarimathyris according to Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi 2006

Sister taxa: Tarimathyris discusella, Tarimathyris minima, Tarimathyris ovaloides, Tarimathyris postambigua

Type specimen: Tohoku Univ IGPS109043. Its type locality is Qipan River section, Bed 3, AET 853, Qipan Formation, Tarim Basin, which is in a Kungurian marine sandstone in the Qipan Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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