Meekella sanheensis Liao and Meng 1986 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Full reference: Z. T. Liao and F. Y. Meng. 1986. Late Changxingian brachiopods from Huatang of Chenxian County, southern Hunan. Memoir of the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Academia Sinica 22:71-97

Belongs to Meekella according to Z. T. Liao and F. Y. Meng 1986

Sister taxa: Meekella abnormalis, Meekella addicta, Meekella angustiplicata, Meekella arakeljani, Meekella attenuata, Meekella baschkirica, Meekella beipeiensis, 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 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: NIGP 74170. Its type locality is Dapaichong, Huatang, Chenxian County, which is in a Changhsingian shallow subtidal limestone in the Changxing Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Dapaichong, Huatang, Chenxian County

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