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Costirhynchopsis sinensis

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae

Septaliphoria sinensis was named by Yang and Xu (1966). It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Yinshanpo KC262, Qingyan, which is in a Pelsonian/Illyrian marine shale/marl in the Qingyan Formation of China.

It was recombined as Costirhynchopsis sinensis by Stiller (2001) and Guo et al. (2019).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1966Septaliphoria sinensis Yang and Xu p. 17 figs. Pl 1, figs 4-7; text-figs 6,7
1978Septaliphoria sinensis Feng and Jiang p. 275 figs. Pl 101, fig 11
2001Costirhynchopsis sinensis Stiller
2019Costirhynchopsis sinensis Guo et al.

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EubilateriaAx 1987
PanbrachiopodaCarlson and Cohen 2020
phylumBrachiopodaCuvier 1805
subphylumRhynchonelliformeaWilliams et al. 1996
classRhynchonellataWilliams et al. 1996
orderRhynchonellidaKuhn 1949
superfamilyHemithiridoideaRzhonsnitskaya 1956
subfamilyCyclothyridinae(Makridin 1955)
genusCostirhynchopsisDagis 1977

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Costirhynchopsis sinensis Yang and Xu 1966
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No diagnoses are available
shell height77.586.209.307.201.28

Composition: low Mg calcitep
Environment: marineuc
Locomotion: stationaryo
Attached: yesp
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: blindc
Created: 2004-02-28 14:12:25
Modified: 2004-02-28 16:12:25
Source: o = order, c = class, p = phylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Aberhan et al. 2004, Nesnidal et al. 2013

Age range: base of the Pelsonian to the top of the Anisian or 247.20000 to 242.00000 Ma

Collections (17 total)

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Xizang) Costirhynchopsis sinensis (61385)
Middle Triassic - Anisian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Septaliphoria sinensis (111833 111855)
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0China (Yunnan) Costirhynchopsis sinensis (206770)
Pelsonian - Illyrian247.2 - 242.0China (Guizhou) Costirhynchopsis sinensis (31613 31614 31616 31617 31620 31625 31628 31629 31630 206771) Septaliphoria sinensis (44247 44255 44347)