Meekella kueichowensis Huang 1933 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Synonyms: Meekella dorsisulcata Feng 1978, Meekella langdaiensis Liao 1980, Parameekella hauyinshanensis He and Zhu 1985

Full reference: T. K. Huang. 1933. Late Permian Brachiopoda of southwestern China, Part 2. Palaeontologia Sinica, Series B 9(2):1-172

Belongs to Meekella according to S. Z. Shen and G. R. Shi 2007

See also Chen 2005, Feng 1978, Feng and Jiang 1978, He and Zhu 1985, Huang 1933, Jin et al. 1974, Liang 1990, Liao 1980, Liao 1987, Tong 1978, Waterhouse 1983, Xu and Grant 1994, Yang et al. 1977, Zeng et al. 1995 and Zhan 1979

Sister taxa: Meekella abnormalis, Meekella addicta, Meekella angustiplicata, Meekella arakeljani, Meekella attenuata, Meekella baschkirica, Meekella beipeiensis, Meekella bellistriata, Meekella bisculpta, Meekella calathica, Meekella caperata, Meekella chenxianensis, Meekella circularis, Meekella colpata, Meekella deltoides, Meekella depressa, Meekella dongluoensis, Meekella enigma, Meekella enormis, Meekella evanescens, Meekella eximia, Meekella eximiaeformis, Meekella garnieri, Meekella gigantea, Meekella guocunensis, Meekella hessensis, Meekella heterofolda, Meekella intermedia, Meekella irregularis, Meekella jiangxiensis, Meekella julfensis, Meekella kayseri, Meekella magnifica, Meekella megala, Meekella mexicana, Meekella minatoi, Meekella minuta, Meekella multilirata, Meekella nagaiwensis, Meekella nodosa, Meekella occidentalis, Meekella pacifica, Meekella prionota, Meekella procera, Meekella punjabica, Meekella pusilloplicata, Meekella sanheensis, Meekella sichuanensis, Meekella skenoides, Meekella storta, Meekella striatocostata, Meekella texana, Meekella timanica, Meekella ufensis, Meekella uncitoides, Meekella undulata, Meekella uralica, Meekella versiformis, Meekella yanjiensis, Meekella zhejiangensis

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (59 collections), Thailand (1)

Total: 60 collections each including a single occurrence

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