Martinia semiplana Waagen 1883 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Martiniidae

Alternative combination: Spirifer (Martinia) semiplanus

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 Martinia according to J. I. Tazawa 2008

See also Campi et al. 2005, Diener 1897, Fantini Sestini 1965, Frech 1911, Grunt and Novikova 2002, Schellwien 1892, Shen and Zhang 2008, Tschernyschew 1902, Waagen 1883, Wang et al. 1982 and Zhang and Jin 1961

Sister taxa: Martinia abrupta, Martinia acuminata, Martinia acutirostris, Martinia acutomarginalis, Martinia acutomarginiformis, Martinia adentata, Martinia affinis, Martinia angulata, Martinia anorbicularis, Martinia applanata, Martinia attenuatelloides, Martinia avicula, Martinia aviformis, Martinia baiyanhuaensis, Martinia bassa, Martinia berthiaumei, Martinia bisinuata, Martinia bittneri, Martinia buriensis, Martinia camengensis, Martinia carinthiaca, Martinia causaria, Martinia ceres, Martinia circularis, Martinia contracta, Martinia corculum, Martinia cornelia, Martinia cruenta, Martinia debosensis, Martinia decora, Martinia distefanoi, Martinia distorta, Martinia elegans, Martinia elongata, Martinia exigua, Martinia frechi, Martinia fucina, Martinia fulingensis, Martinia gemmellaroi, Martinia glabra, Martinia grandis, Martinia hengshanensis, Martinia hunanensis, Martinia incerta, Martinia karawanica, Martinia kraffti, Martinia lamellosa, Martinia lata, Martinia latilinguiformis, Martinia latisulcata, Martinia lengwuensis, Martinia liuqiaoiensis, Martinia lopingensis, Martinia manchuriensis, Martinia martinezi, Martinia miranda, Martinia mongolica, Martinia nealranchensis, Martinia nipponica, Martinia nucula, Martinia orbicularis, Martinia osborni, Martinia parvula, Martinia pentagonalis, Martinia periquadrata, Martinia polymorpha, Martinia pusilla, Martinia qinlingensis, Martinia radiata, Martinia rectangularis, Martinia renfroae, Martinia rhomboidalis, Martinia rhomboidalis, Martinia rostrata, Martinia rupicola, Martinia semiramis, Martinia sinensis, Martinia sinuata, Martinia spissa, Martinia subapplanata, Martinia subrhomboidalis, Martinia subtriquetra, Martinia subumbona, Martinia timanica, Martinia tongmuqiaoensis, Martinia triquetra, Martinia umbonata, Martinia undatifera, Martinia variabilis, Martinia velebitica, Martinia warthi, Martinia wolfcampensis, Martinia zhexiensis, Martinia ziyunensis, Spirifer (Martinia) macilentus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Morah, Middle Productus-limestone, Salt Range (Wynne coll), which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Wargal Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (10 collections), Japan (1), Malaysia (1), Pakistan (30), Tunisia (4), Ukraine (1)

• Carboniferous of Italy (1)

Total: 48 collections each including a single occurrence

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