Picnotreta karakichiensis Holmer et al. 2001 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Acrotretida - Acrotretidae

Full reference: L. E. Holmer, L. E. Popov, S. P. Koneva and M. G. Bassett. 2001. Cambrian - early Ordovician brachiopods from Malyi Karatau, the western Balkhash region, and Tien Shan, Central Asia. Special Papers in Palaeontology 65:1-180

Belongs to Picnotreta according to L. E. Holmer et al. 2001

Sister taxa: Picnotreta debilis, Picnotreta robusta

Type specimen: Its type locality is Moldotau Range, Karakichi River, which is in a Mayan/Furongian marginal marine siliciclastic in the Karadzhorga Formation of Kyrgyzstan

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cambrian of Kazakhstan (3 collections), Kyrgyzstan (1)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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