Phricodothyris xikouensis Zhan 1989 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

Full reference: L. P. Zhan. 1989. Brachiopoda. Study on the Permian-Triassic Biostratigraphy and Event Stratigraphy of Northern Sichuan and Southern Shaanxi 205-211

Belongs to Phricodothyris according to L. P. Zhan 1989

Sister taxa: Phricodothyris asiatica, Phricodothyris bachuensis, Phricodothyris bella, Phricodothyris catatona, Phricodothyris dispar, Phricodothyris echinata, Phricodothyris guadalupensis, Phricodothyris guizhouensis, Phricodothyris indenta, Phricodothyris kawaiensis, Phricodothyris longlinensis, Phricodothyris nummulina, Phricodothyris occidentalis, Phricodothyris pyriformis, Phricodothyris reticulariformis, Phricodothyris septata, Phricodothyris sibirica, Phricodothyris subrostrata, Phricodothyris tieliensis, Phricodothyris toriyamai, Phricodothyris uzunbulakensis, Condrathyris perplexa, Neophricadothyris transversa, Neophricadothyris crassibecca, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) bilotensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) spatulata, Neophricadothyris conara, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) baralensis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) frechi, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) oviformis, Squamularia (Neophricodothyris) attenuata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Xikou, Zhen'an County (Yundoutan Fm), which is in a Wuchiapingian marine horizon in the Yundoutan Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Xikou, Zhen'an County (Yundoutan Fm)

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