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Kitakamithyris ovata Liu and Waterhouse 1985 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferida - Elythidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 191871

Full reference: F. Liu and J. B. Waterhouse. 1985. Permian strata and brachiopods from Xiujimqinqi region of Neimongol (Inner Mongolia) autonomous region, China. Papers - Department of Geology, University of Queensland 11(2):1-44

Belongs to Kitakamithyris according to F. Liu and J. B. Waterhouse 1985

Sister taxa: Kitakamithyris booralensis, Kitakamithyris immensa, Kitakamithyris krystofovichi, Kitakamithyris stepanovi

Type specimen: CCGBH155. Its type locality is Xi Ujimqin Qi, Section 12, Bed 5, Sample P12H1, which is in a Wordian carbonate sandstone in the Xiujimqinqi Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 23.4 x 34.2