Meekella abnormalis Huang 1933 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Full reference: T. K. Huang. 1933. Late Permian Brachiopoda of southwestern China, Part 2. Palaeontologia Sinica, Series B 9(2):1-172

Belongs to Meekella according to S. Z. Shen and G. R. Shi 2007

See also Huang 1933 and Zhan 1989

Sister taxa: 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 undulata, Meekella uralica, Meekella versiformis, Meekella yanjiensis, Meekella zhejiangensis

Type specimen: NIGP 4694. Its type locality is Shihtzup'u, Locality 1301 f5, Tsunyi-hsien, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in China.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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