Cleiothyridina pijaensis Waterhouse 1983 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Athyrididae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1983. Permian brachiopods from Pija Member, Senja Formation in Manang District of Nepal, with new brachiopod genera and species from other region. Bulletin of the Indian Geologists' Association 16(2):111-151

Belongs to Cleiothyridina according to J. B. Waterhouse 1983

Sister taxa: Athyris (Cleiothyridina) bajtuganensis, Athyris (Cleiothyridina) epigona, Athyris (Cleiothyridina) warchensis, Cleiothyridina accola, Cleiothyridina acutomarginalis, Cleiothyridina ailakensis, Cleiothyridina anabathra, Cleiothyridina attenuata, Cleiothyridina bajkurica, Cleiothyridina baracoodensis, Cleiothyridina barbata, Cleiothyridina capillata, Cleiothyridina circularis, Cleiothyridina ciriacksi, Cleiothyridina corculum, Cleiothyridina dalmiriensis, Cleiothyridina davidsoni, Cleiothyridina deroissyi, Cleiothyridina dilimensis, Cleiothyridina echidniformis, Cleiothyridina excavata, Cleiothyridina globulina, Cleiothyridina grossula, Cleiothyridina hayasakai, Cleiothyridina interposita, Cleiothyridina intonsa, Cleiothyridina laminosa, Cleiothyridina laqueata, Cleiothyridina macleayana, Cleiothyridina maynci, Cleiothyridina mulsa, Cleiothyridina nana, Cleiothyridina nielseni, Cleiothyridina nikolaevi, Cleiothyridina orbicularis, Cleiothyridina ovalis, Cleiothyridina pectinifera, Cleiothyridina perthensis, Cleiothyridina pilularis, Cleiothyridina prouti, Cleiothyridina rara, Cleiothyridina rectimarginata, Cleiothyridina saraiensis, Cleiothyridina semiconcava, Cleiothyridina seriata, Cleiothyridina shenshuensis, Cleiothyridina simulans, Cleiothyridina solovjevae, Cleiothyridina subexpansa, Cleiothyridina tenuilineata, Cleiothyridina tribulosa, Cleiothyridina tschironensis, Cleiothyridina uralica, Cleiothyridina xetriformis, Cleiothyridina zhexiensis, Cleiothyridellina accoliformis

Type specimen: UQ F73626. Its type locality is UQ L4804, Manang District, which is in a Changhsingian marine siliciclastic in the Senja Formation of Nepal.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Nepal (8 collections), Pakistan (2)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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