Leptodus tenuis Waagen 1883 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Lyttoniidae

Alternative combinations: Eolyttonia tenuis, Lyttonia tenuis

Full reference: W. Waagen. 1883. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part IV, fas. 2. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(4):391-546

Belongs to Leptodus according to L. Angiolini and L. Carabelli 2010

See also Campi et al. 2005, Feng and Jiang 1978, Huang 1932, Li et al. 1986, Liang 1990, Liao 1980, Liao 1987, Tazawa 2012, Tazawa and Hirota 2012, Tazawa et al. 1998, Verna and Angiolini 2010, Waagen 1883, Wang et al. 1982, Zeng et al. 1995, Zhan 1979 and Zhan 1989

Sister taxa: Collemataria lacuna, Leptodus cancriniformis, Leptodus deminutus, Leptodus elongatus, Leptodus guadalupensis, Leptodus hemisphaericus, Leptodus hoshanensis, Leptodus huangi, Leptodus kaluzinensis, Leptodus lamina, Leptodus minor, Leptodus nobilis, Leptodus oldhaminoides, Leptodus ovatus, Leptodus richthofeni, Leptodus trapezium, Leptodus tumenlingensis, Leptodus wuchangensis, Poikilosakos tongluensis, Spinolyttonia arakeljani

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (39 collections), Iran (3), Japan (4), Malaysia (2), Pakistan (9), Thailand (1), Tunisia (1)

Total: 59 collections each including a single occurrence

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