Urushtenia yanjiensis Lee and Gu 1980 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

Full reference: L. Lee and F. Gu. 1980. Carboniferous and Permian Brachiopoda. Paleontological Atlas of Northeast China 1:327-428

Belongs to Urushtenia according to L. Lee and F. Gu 1980

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Yanji Section, Miaoling Fm, which is in a Wordian marine horizon in the Miaoling Formation of China

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Yanji Section, Miaoling Fm

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