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Tachylasma xiukangensis Lin 1984 (horn coral)

Anthozoa - Stauriida - Pentaphyllidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 242169

Full reference: B. Y. Lin. 1984. Les strates du Permian inférieur et la faune corallienne de part et d'autre du Yarlung Zangbo dans la région centre-sud de Tibet [Lower Permian stratigraphy and coral faunas from both flanks of the Yarlung Zangbo river in central-southern Tibet]. Mission Franco-Chinoise au Tibet 1980 77-107

Belongs to Tachylasma according to B. Y. Lin 1984

Sister taxa: Tachylasma beyrichi, Tachylasma breviseptatum, Tachylasma gracile, Tachylasma irregulare, Tachylasma irregulare, Tachylasma jiangsuense, Tachylasma laibinensis, Tachylasma lhazeensis, Tachylasma magnum, Tachylasma paradoxicum, Tachylasma pseudocha, Tachylasma qianggongense, Tachylasma rariseptatum, Tachylasma regulare, Tachylasma stereoseptatum, Tachylasma tenuiseptatus, Tachylasma timorense, Tachylasma variabilis, Tachylasma yiduense

Type specimen: Its type locality is Xiukang XST, Liuqu district, Lhaze county, which is in a Capitanian carbonate limestone in the Langcuo Formation of China

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder