Meekella undulata Chang 1987 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Full reference: M. L. Chang. 1987. Fossil brachiopoda from Chihsia Formation, Anqing, Anhui. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 26:753-766

Belongs to Meekella according to M. L. Chang 1987

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 sanheensis, Meekella sichuanensis, Meekella skenoides, Meekella storta, Meekella striatocostata, Meekella texana, Meekella timanica, Meekella ufensis, Meekella uncitoides, Meekella uralica, Meekella versiformis, Meekella yanjiensis, Meekella zhejiangensis

Type specimen: NIGP 97305, a shell. Its type locality is Bailujian, Bed 2, Anqing County, which is in a Kungurian open shallow subtidal wackestone in the Qixia Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Bailujian, Bed 2, Anqing County

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