Ustritskia Chen and Shi 2006 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae

Full reference: Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi. 2006. Artinskian-Kungurian (Early Permian) brachiopod faunas from the Tarim Basin, Northwest China, Part 2: Paleobiogeography, and systematics of Orthotetida, Orthida, Spiriferida, Spiriferinida, Rhynchonellida, Athyridida and Terebratulida. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 275(1-3):1-53

Parent taxon: Dielasmatidae according to Z. Q. Chen and G. R. Shi 2006

Sister taxa: Campbellelasma, Centronelloideinae, Dielasmatinae, Grigorjevaelasma, Gruntelasma, Lengwuella, Nucleatulinae

Subtaxa: Ustritskia minima Ustritskia pseudotimanicum

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Type: Beecheria pseudotimanicum

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of China (15 collections)

• Carboniferous of China (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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