Glyptorhynchia Shen and He 1994 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

Full reference: S. Z. Shen and X. L. He. 1994. Changhsingian brachiopod faunas from Guiding, Guizhou. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 33:440-454

Parent taxon: Uncinunellininae according to S. Z. Shen and M. E. Clapham 2009

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Anchorhynchia, Ancorhynchia, Uncinunellina

Subtaxa: Glyptorhynchia lens Glyptorhynchia velifer

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of China (3 collections), Greece (1), Italy (2), Slovenia (1), Tajikistan (5)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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