Schwagerispira elegans Guo and Chen 2022 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Athyridida - Neoretziidae

Full reference: Z. Guo and Z. Q. Chen. 2022. Taxonomic names, in The Anisian (Middle Triassic) brachiopods from the southern Qilian Mountains, north-western China. Papers in Palaeontology 8(e1468)

Belongs to Schwagerispira according to Z. Guo and Z. Q. Chen 2022

Sister taxa: Schwagerispira beneckei, Schwagerispira cheni, Schwagerispira fastosa, Schwagerispira fuchsi, Schwagerispira mojsisovicsi, Schwagerispira pinguis, Schwagerispira schwageri, Schwagerispira sichuanensis, Schwagerispira subcircularis

Type specimen: BGEG TJ10416, a shell

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of China (8 collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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