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Costellarina mitriforma Yang 1991 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Aulostegidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 246203

Full reference: D. L. Yang. 1991. The brachiopod fauna of Early Permian early Qixia stage, Yishan area, Guangxi and its significance. Bulletin of the Yichang Institute of Geology and Mineral Resources 17:81-92

Belongs to Costellarina according to D. L. Yang 1991

Sister taxa: Costellarina carlstroemi, Costellarina costellata, Costellarina kaasai, Costellarina plasi

Type specimen: IV47634. Its type locality is Yishan section GY147, which is in an Artinskian carbonate limestone in the Qixia Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve 11.0 x 13.1