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Magniderbyia dashizhaiensis Lee and Gu 1980 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Orthotetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 188421

Full reference: L. Lee and F. Gu. 1980. Carboniferous and Permian Brachiopoda. Paleontological Atlas of Northeast China 1:327-428

Belongs to Magniderbyia according to L. Lee and F. Gu 1980

Sister taxa: Magniderbyia magnifica, Megaderbyia transversalis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Yongshengtun, Dashizhai Fm, Dashizhai, Ke'erqin Youyi Qianqi, which is in a Roadian/Wordian marine horizon in the Dashizhai Formation of China

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 42.6 x 44.0