Urushtenia zhongbaensis Jin and Sun 1981 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

Full reference: Y.G. Jin and D. L. Sun. 1981. Paleozoic brachiopods from Xizang (Tibet). Paleontology of Xizang, Book III, The Series of the Scientific Expedition to the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau 127-171

Belongs to Urushtenia according to Y.G. Jin and D. L. Sun 1981

Sister taxa: Urushtenia arguta, Urushtenia grandicosta, Urushtenia khmeriana, Urushtenia murina, Urushtenia paracrenulata, Urushtenia paramaceus, Urushtenia permica, Urushtenia pseudomedusa, Urushtenia yanjiensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Redui east 75TFM13, Gangqiao Zhi, Zhongba, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine horizon in the Gangqiao Formation of China

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Redui east 75TFM13, Gangqiao Zhi, Zhongba

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