Foliomena xinjiangensis Zhan et al. 2014 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Foliomenidae

Full reference: R. B. Zhan, J. Y. Rong, J. S. Jin, Y. Liang, W. W. Yuan, Y. D. Zhang, and Y. Wang. 2014. Discovery of a Late Ordovician Foliomena fauna in the Tarim desert, Northwest China. Palaeoworld 23:125-142

Belongs to Foliomena according to R. B. Zhan et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Foliomena folium, Foliomena jielingensis, Foliomena prisca

Type specimen: NIGP 158456, a valve (dorsal internal mould). Its type locality is AFT- X145. Querqueke, Kuruktag, which is in a Katian marine mudstone in the Yinpingshan Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at AFT- X145. Querqueke, Kuruktag

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