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Paracaninia xiukangensis Lin 1984 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Plerophyllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 242165

Full reference: B. Y. Lin. 1984. Les strates du Permian inférieur et la faune corallienne de part et d'autre du Yarlung Zangbo dans la région centre-sud de Tibet [Lower Permian stratigraphy and coral faunas from both flanks of the Yarlung Zangbo river in central-southern Tibet]. Mission Franco-Chinoise au Tibet 1980 77-107

Belongs to Paracaninia according to B. Y. Lin 1984

Sister taxa: Paracaninia ephippia, Paracaninia guichiensis, Paracaninia lhazeensis, Paracaninia liangshanensis, Paracaninia minor, Paracaninia similis, Paracaninia sinensis, Paracaninia suobeishanensis, Paracaninia tzuchiangensis, Paracaninia wuguishanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Liuqu district RXC4, Lhaze county, which is in a Wordian/Capitanian carbonate limestone in the Langcuo Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder