Phricodothyris bachuensis Chen and Shi 2002 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Full reference: Z.Q. Chen and G. R. Shi. 2002. Late Carboniferous to Early Permian brachiopod faunas from the Bachu and Kalpin areas, Tarim basin, NW China. Alcheringa 25:293-326

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

See also Chen 2004 and Chen and Shi 2002

Sister taxa: Phricodothyris asiatica, 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

Type specimen: NMV P149264, a valve (Ventral valve). Its type locality is Xiaohaizi Section, Bachu County, Tarim Basin, which is in an Artinskian marine limestone in the Nanza Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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