Meekella beipeiensis Chen 2005 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Full reference: Z. Q. Chen. 2005. Systematic paleontology, in Post-extinction brachiopod faunas from the Late Permian Wuchiapingian coal series of South China. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 50(2):343-363

Belongs to Meekella according to A. Ghaderi et al. 2015

See also Chen 2005 and Shen and Shi 2007

Sister taxa: Meekella abnormalis, Meekella addicta, Meekella angustiplicata, Meekella arakeljani, Meekella attenuata, Meekella baschkirica, 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 kueichowensis, 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

Type specimen: NMV P309624. Its type locality is Daijiagou Section, Longtan Member 4, Hechuan County, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Lungtan Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (6 collections), Iran (3)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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