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Peltichia transversa Huang 1933 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Enteletidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 183609

Alternative combinations: Enteletina transversa, Enteletina transversus, Parenteletes transversus, Peltichia sinensis transversa, Peltichia transversus

Synonyms: Peltichia planisinosa Liang 1990 (no. 190902), Peltichia schizoloides Xu and Grant 1994 (no. 201432)

Full reference: T. K. Huang. 1933. Late Permian Brachiopoda of southwestern China, Part 2. Palaeontologia Sinica, Series B 9(2):1-172

Belongs to Peltichia according to J. I. Tazawa 2012

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

Type specimens:

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 25.2 x 27.3, valve 30.0 x 32.6