Phricodothyris uzunbulakensis Chen 2004 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Full reference: Z. Q. Chen. 2004. Lower Permian reef-dwelling brachiopod faunas from the Tarim Basin, Northwest China: biostratigraphy, palaeoecology and biogeography. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 272(1-4):1-96

Belongs to Phricodothyris according to Z. Q. Chen 2004

Sister taxa: Phricodothyris asiatica, Phricodothyris bachuensis, 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 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: IGPS109160, a shell (Conjoined shell). Its type locality is Uzunbulak Section, Bed 11, Piqiang, Artux City, which is in an Asselian perireef or subreef grainstone in the Piqiang Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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