Uncinunellina piqiangensis Chen 2004 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

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 Uncinunellina according to Z. Q. Chen 2004

Sister taxa: Uncinunellina amor, Uncinunellina exilis, Uncinunellina hayasakai, Uncinunellina jabiensis, Uncinunellina mitigata, Uncinunellina mongolica, Uncinunellina multicostata, Uncinunellina multiplicata, Uncinunellina postera, Uncinunellina pulchra, Uncinunellina rotunda, Uncinunellina sangzhiensis, Uncinunellina shikokuensis, Uncinunellina siculus, Uncinunellina tenuis, Uncinunellina timorensis, Uncinunellina wangenheimi

Type specimen: IGPS109182, a shell (Conjoined shell). Its type locality is Uzunbulak Section, Bed 14, Piqiang, Artux City, which is in a Sakmarian perireef or subreef packstone in the Piqiang Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Uzunbulak Section, Bed 14, Piqiang, Artux City

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