Sacothyris qukaensis Sun and Shi 1985 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Zeilleriidae

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 Sacothyris according to D. L. Sun and Q. Shi 1985

Sister taxa: Sacothyris reflexa, Sacothyris sinosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Qugasi, Ladagou District, Yidun County, which is in a Carnian marine horizon in China

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Qugasi, Ladagou District, Yidun County

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