Ancorhynchia grandis Shen and He 1994 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae

Alternative combination: Anchorhynchia grandis

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

Belongs to Ancorhynchia according to H. T. Wu et al. 2019

See also Shen and He 1994, Shen and Shi 2007 and Wu et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Ancorhynchia ignobilis, Ancorhynchia madoensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Wenjiangsi Section, Bed 45, Guiding County, which is in a Changhsingian carbonate limestone/mudstone in the Changxing Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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