Kiangsiella pinguis Chronic 1949 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae

Full reference: B.J. Chronic. 1949. Invertebrate paleontology (excepting fuslinids and corals). Upper Paleozoic of Peru 46-173

Belongs to Kiangsiella according to J. Chronic 1953

See also Chronic 1949

Sister taxa: Kiangsiella compressa, Kiangsiella condoni, Kiangsiella deltoidens, Kiangsiella distorta, Kiangsiella halliana, Kiangsiella longinucha, Kiangsiella pectiniformis, Kiangsiella tieliensis, Kiangsiella tingi

Type specimen: AMNH 26934/2:1, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is AMNH301, Bed 38a, Rasuvilca Hills section 9, Pajege Canyon, which is in an Asselian/Sakmarian marine limestone in Peru.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of Peru (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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