Phricodothyris asiatica Chao 1929 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Alternative combinations: Neophricadothyris asiatica, Neophricodothyris asiatica, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) asiatica, Squamularia asiatica

Synonyms: Phricodothyris lata Liang 1990, Phricodothyris quadrata Liang 1990

Belongs to Phricodothyris according to S. Z. Shen and Y. C. Zhang 2008

See also Chang 1987, Clapham 2015, Fantini Sestini 1965, Fantini Sestini 1965, Harker 1960, Huang 1933, Jin et al. 1974, Jin and Ye 1979, Kalashnikov 1998, Kashirtsev 1959, Kotlyar 1989, Liang 1990, Liao 1979, Likharev 1934, Niu et al. 2003, Reed 1944, Shi and Shen 2001, Wang et al. 1982, Yanagida 1967, Yanagida 1973, Yanagida and Hirata 1969 and Zhang and Jin 1961

Sister taxa: Phricodothyris bachuensis, Phricodothyris bella, Phricodothyris catatona, Phricodothyris dispar, Phricodothyris echinata, Phricodothyris guadalupensis, Phricodothyris guizhouensis, Phricodothyris indenta, Phricodothyris kawaiensis, Phricodothyris longlinensis, Phricodothyris nummulina, Phricodothyris occidentalis, Phricodothyris pyriformis, Phricodothyris reticulariformis, Phricodothyris septata, Phricodothyris sibirica, Phricodothyris subrostrata, Phricodothyris tieliensis, Phricodothyris toriyamai, Phricodothyris uzunbulakensis, Phricodothyris xikouensis, Condrathyris perplexa, Neophricadothyris transversa, Neophricadothyris crassibecca, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) bilotensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) spatulata, Neophricadothyris conara, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) baralensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) frechi, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) oviformis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) attenuata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Armenia (4 collections), Azerbaijan (2), Canada (1: Nunavut), China (22), Iran (13), Italy (2), Japan (2), Pakistan (8), the Russian Federation (7), Thailand (1)

• Carboniferous of Canada (3: Nunavut), China (2)

Total: 67 collections each including a single occurrence

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