Sanqiaothyris circularis Sun and Shi 1985 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae

Full reference: D. L. Sun and Q. Shi. 1985. Triassic brachiopod names, in Late Paleozoic and Triassic brachiopods from the east of the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau. Paleontology and Stratigraphy of Western Sichuan and Eastern Xizang 212-234

Belongs to Sanqiaothyris according to D. L. Sun and Q. Shi 1985

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, Rhaetina zigasiensis, Rhaetinopsis yunnanensis, Rhaetinopsis pentagonalis, Rhaetinopsis zadoensis, Rhaetinopsis ovata, Sanqiaothyris qabdoensis, Sanqiaothyris asymmetros, Sanqiaothyris dorsaplana, Sanqiaothyris elliptica, Sanqiaothyris majiaobaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is 1 mile south of Wenquan, which is in a Lacian marine horizon in China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at 1 mile south of Wenquan

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