Dicoelosia cathaysiensis Huang et al. 2013 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Dicoelosiidae

Full reference: B. Huang, J.-Y. Rong, and D. A. T. Harper. 2013. A New Survivor Species of Dicoelosia (Brachiopoda) from Rhuddanian (Silurian) Shallower-Water Biofacies in South China. Journal of Paleontology 87(2):232-242

Belongs to Dicoelosia according to B. Huang et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Dicaelosia oklahomenesis, Dicoelosia alticavata, Dicoelosia anticipata, Dicoelosia baltica, Dicoelosia biloba, Dicoelosia diversifrons, Dicoelosia indenta, Dicoelosia inghami, Dicoelosia jonesridgensis, Dicoelosia lata, Dicoelosia osloensis, Dicoelosia paralata, Dicoelosia parvifrons, Dicoelosia simulata, Dicoelosia transversa, Dicoelosia varica, Dicoelosia verneuiliana

Type specimen: NIGP 155735. Its type locality is AGI 502, Gaojiang, which is in a Rhuddanian carbonate mudstone in the Niuchang Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of China (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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