Rhaetina zigasiensis Xu 1978 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae

Full reference: G. R. Xu. 1978. Triassic Brachiopoda. Palaeontological Atlas of Southwest China - Sichuan Volume 2:267-314

Belongs to Rhaetina according to G. R. Xu 1978

Sister taxa: Rhaetina beskessensis, Rhaetina caucasica, Rhaetina columnaris, Rhaetina elliptica, Rhaetina gregaria, Rhaetina incurvirostra, Rhaetina jomdaensis, Rhaetina ovalis, Rhaetina parva, Rhaetina pyriformis, Rhaetina subcircularis, Rhaetina taurica, Rhaetina tirolensis, Rhaetina triangularis, Rhaetinopsis yunnanensis, Rhaetinopsis pentagonalis, Rhaetinopsis zadoensis, Rhaetinopsis ovata, Sanqiaothyris qabdoensis, Sanqiaothyris asymmetros, Sanqiaothyris circularis, Sanqiaothyris dorsaplana, Sanqiaothyris elliptica, Sanqiaothyris majiaobaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Zigasi, Jomda County, which is in an Alaunian carbonate limestone in the Bolila Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Zigasi, Jomda County

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