Derbyia sultanensis Reed 1944 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Derbyiidae

Full reference: F. R. C. Reed. 1944. Brachiopoda and Mollusca from the Productus limestones of the Salt Range. Palaeontogica Indica, Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India, New Series 23(2):1-596

Belongs to Derbyia according to F. R. C. Reed 1944

Sister taxa: Derbya robusta, Derbyia achengensis, Derbyia acutangula, Derbyia acutiplicata, Derbyia altestriata, Derbyia arellanoi, Derbyia arizonensis, Derbyia auriplexa, Derbyia baroghilensis, Derbyia bella, Derbyia bilobata, Derbyia buchi, Derbyia buriensis, Derbyia carteri, Derbyia cincinnata, Derbyia complicata, Derbyia crassa, Derbyia crenulata, Derbyia cymbula, Derbyia daliangensis, Derbyia deltauriculata, Derbyia dirata, Derbyia diversa, Derbyia dorsosulcata, Derbyia duomaensis, Derbyia dupliciseptata, Derbyia elevata, Derbyia elongata, Derbyia expansa, Derbyia exserta, Derbyia filosa, Derbyia gigantea, Derbyia grandis, Derbyia guidingensis, Derbyia hardmani, Derbyia haroubi, Derbyia hemisphaerica, Derbyia hooserensis, Derbyia informis, Derbyia laqueata, Derbyia lotanggangensis, Derbyia metzi, Derbyia mongolica, Derbyia multicostellatus, Derbyia mutabilis, Derbyia nasuta, Derbyia nigpi, Derbyia nipponica, Derbyia otoeis, Derbyia pannucia, Derbyia pannuciella, Derbyia pararegularis, Derbyia parasitica, Derbyia plicatella, Derbyia postplicatella, Derbyia profunda, Derbyia regis, Derbyia regularis, Derbyia rudicula, Derbyia sakamotozawensis, Derbyia schellwieni, Derbyia scitula, Derbyia scobina, Derbyia senbaensis, Derbyia simplicis, Derbyia speciosa, Derbyia striolata, Derbyia strophomenoidea, Derbyia subaurita, Derbyia subsinuata, Derbyia sulca, Derbyia sulcata, Derbyia texta, Derbyia vercherei, Derbyia waageni, Derbyia wabaunseensis, Derbyia yeerqiangensis, Derbyia yongjiensis, Derbyia yukisawensis, Derbyia (Plicatoderbyia) aemula, Pseudoderbyia netschajewi

Type specimen: K30.591, a shell. Its type locality is North end of hill S of Misri Khan and W of Sultan Naru, Trans-Indus Range, which is in a Capitanian marine horizon in Pakistan.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at North end of hill S of Misri Khan and W of Sultan Naru, Trans-Indus Range

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