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Spinomarginifera qaidamensis Jin and Ye 1979 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Productellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 175745

Full reference: Y. G. Jin and S. L. Ye. 1979. Permian brachiopod names. Paleontological atlas of northwest China, Qinghai Volume 1:70-131

Belongs to Spinomarginifera according to S. Z. Shen et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Spinomarginifera alpha, Spinomarginifera ciliata, Spinomarginifera ciliata, Spinomarginifera costata, Spinomarginifera desgodinsi, Spinomarginifera giganta, Spinomarginifera grandis, Spinomarginifera helica, Spinomarginifera intercedens, Spinomarginifera iranica, Spinomarginifera janus, Spinomarginifera jiaozishanensis, Spinomarginifera kathwaiensis, Spinomarginifera kueichowensis, Spinomarginifera labaensis, Spinomarginifera lopingensiformis, Spinomarginifera lopingensis, Spinomarginifera niulanshanensis, Spinomarginifera plana, Spinomarginifera plena, Spinomarginifera pseudosintanensis, Spinomarginifera punctatus, Spinomarginifera pygmaea, Spinomarginifera qiaotingensis, Spinomarginifera shizhongensis, Spinomarginifera sichuanensis, Spinomarginifera spatiosa, Spinomarginifera spinosocostata, Spinomarginifera subcylindrica, Spinomarginifera sulcata, Spinomarginifera tuberculatiformis, Spinomarginifera yuduensis, Haydenoides orientalis

Type specimen: NIGP 42658. Its type locality is Xiaodawatu River section 695III-38, Zhongwunong, Northern Qaidam Basin, which is in a Wuchiapingian marine horizon in China.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve 25.0 x 31.9