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Peltichia Jin and Liao 1981 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Orthida - Enteletidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 26922

Full reference: Y. G. Jin and Z. T. Liao. 1981. Peltichia name, in Paleozoic brachiopods from Xizang (Tibet). Paleontology of Xizang, Book III, The Series of the Scientific Expedition to the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau 129

Parent taxon: Enteletidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Camerenteletes, Enteletella, Enteletes, Enteletina, Enteletoides, Mapingtichia, Parenteletes

Subtaxa: Peltichia akasakensis, Peltichia kwangtungensis, Peltichia ruzhencevi, Peltichia sinensis, Peltichia subtriangularis, Peltichia transversa, Peltichia xiaoxingchuanensis, Peltichia zigzag

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder