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Orthotichia jiangxiensis Hu and Jin 1982 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Schizophoriidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173355

Full reference: S. Hu and Y. G. Jin. 1982. Brachiopod taxonomic names. Palaeontological Atlas of East China 2:186-256

Belongs to Orthotichia according to J. I. Tazawa and K. Nakamura 2015

Sister taxa: Orthotichia altilis, Orthotichia avushensis, Orthotichia chekiangensis, Orthotichia derbyi, Orthotichia fushanensis, Orthotichia gypidularhynchia, Orthotichia hueconiana, Orthotichia irregularis, Orthotichia japonica, Orthotichia kozlowskii, Orthotichia latirostrata, Orthotichia lengshuixiensis, Orthotichia lentiformis, Orthotichia magnifica, Orthotichia marmorea, Orthotichia morganiana, Orthotichia nana, Orthotichia nawtawaketensis, Orthotichia newelli, Orthotichia parva, Orthotichia pentamera, Orthotichia sulcata, Orthotichia tongluensis, Orthotichia transversa, Orthotichia trigona, Orthotichia xizangensis

Type specimen: Nanjing Inst Geol Min Res Br007. Its type locality is Duanwu Section, Chetou, Yudou County, which is in a Wordian marine limestone in the Xiaojiangbian Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 39.4 x 47.0, valve 36.5 x 48.1