Alatochonetes Liang 1990 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

Full reference: W. P. Liang. 1990. Lengwu Formation of Permian and its Brachiopod Fauna in Zhejiang Province. Geological Memoirs 2(10):1-522

Parent taxon: Rugosochonetinae according to S. Z. Shen et al. 2017

See also Liang 1990

Sister taxa: Arctochonetes, Chaohochonetes, Chonetinella, Fusichonetes, Isochonetes, Jakutochonetes, Kanokurachonetes, Komukia, Linshuichonetes, Neochonetes, Paramesolobus, Pygmochonetes, Rugosochonetes, Schistochonetes, Sokolskya, Waagenites, Waterhouseiella

Subtaxa: Alatochonetes alata

View classification

Type: Alatochonetes alata

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Lengwu, upper Shiziling Member, Tonglu (Permian of China)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.