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Spiriferellina discoformis Liang 1990 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Triploblastica

PaleoDB taxon number: 190922

Full reference: W. P. Liang. 1990. Lengwu Formation of Permian and its Brachiopod Fauna in Zhejiang Province. Geological Memoirs 2(10):1-522

Belongs to Spiriferellina according to W. P. Liang 1990

Sister taxa: Spiriferellina aduncata, Spiriferellina aequiplicata, Spiriferellina altiplecusformis, Spiriferellina anguliplica, Spiriferellina baywullensis, Spiriferellina bilotensis, Spiriferellina cambodgiensis, Spiriferellina cristata, 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 Lengwu, upper Shiziling Member, Tonglu, which is in a Capitanian coastal marl/limestone in the Lengwu Formation of China

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 11.6 x 14.7, valve 9.17 x 12.85