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Peltichia kwangtungensis Zhan 1979 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Enteletidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 166119

Alternative combination: Enteletina kwangtungensis

Full reference: L.P. Zhan. 1979. Taxonomic Descriptions. The Coal-Bearing Strata and Fossils of the Late Permian from Guangdong 1-166

Belongs to Peltichia according to H. T. Wu et al. 2019

Sister taxa: Peltichia akasakensis, Peltichia ruzhencevi, Peltichia sinensis, Peltichia subtriangularis, Peltichia transversa, Peltichia xiaoxingchuanensis, Peltichia zigzag

Type specimen: K-0029. Its type locality is Damaikong, Lianxian Area, Wangpanli Fm, which is in a Changhsingian coastal siliciclastic in the Wangpanli Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve 42.2 x 43.4