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Spiriferellina altiplecusformis Feng 1978 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 183656

Alternative combination: Punctospirifer altiplecusformis

Full reference: R. L. Feng. 1978. Brachiopod names. Paleontological Atlas of Southwest China, Guizhou Volume 2:231-305

Belongs to Spiriferellina according to M. E. Clapham 2015

Sister taxa: Spiriferellina aduncata, Spiriferellina aequiplicata, Spiriferellina anguliplica, Spiriferellina baywullensis, Spiriferellina bilotensis, Spiriferellina cambodgiensis, Spiriferellina cristata, Spiriferellina discoformis, Spiriferellina disparata, Spiriferellina elegantula, Spiriferellina enteleteformis, Spiriferellina excelens, Spiriferellina hilli, Spiriferellina hochuanensis, Spiriferellina lacunosa, Spiriferellina lata, Spiriferellina nanbuensis, Spiriferellina nasuta, Spiriferellina nasuta, Spiriferellina neerkolensis, Spiriferellina netschajewi, Spiriferellina nuda, Spiriferellina orientalis, Spiriferellina paucicostata, Spiriferellina pauciplicata, Spiriferellina pokrowskensis, Spiriferellina quadriplicata, Spiriferellina quantula, Spiriferellina rouxi, Spiriferellina tareica, Spiriferellina tricosa, Spiriferellina triquetra, Spiriferellina vercherei, Spiriferellina vescula, Spiriferellina yanagidai, Spiriferellina zewanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Meitangou, Anchang, Zhangyang County, which is in a Wuchiapingian coastal siliciclastic in the Longtan Formation of China

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve 26.4 x 33.1