Meekella minuta Zeng et al. 1995 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Full reference: Y. Zeng, X. L. He, and M. L. Zhu. 1995. Permian Brachiopods and Community Succession in the Huayin Mountains, Sichuan 1-187

Belongs to Meekella according to Y. Zeng et al. 1995

Sister taxa: Meekella abnormalis, 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 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: Its type locality is Liziya section, Lopingian bed 2, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Longtan Formation of China

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Liziya section, Lopingian bed 2

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