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Spiriferellina excelens Zhan 1989 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Triploblastica

PaleoDB taxon number: 274064

Full reference: L. P. Zhan. 1989. Brachiopoda. Study on the Permian-Triassic Biostratigraphy and Event Stratigraphy of Northern Sichuan and Southern Shaanxi 205-211

Belongs to Spiriferellina according to L. P. Zhan 1989

Sister taxa: Spiriferellina aduncata, Spiriferellina aequiplicata, Spiriferellina altiplecusformis, Spiriferellina anguliplica, Spiriferellina baywullensis, Spiriferellina bilotensis, Spiriferellina cambodgiensis, Spiriferellina cristata, Spiriferellina discoformis, Spiriferellina disparata, Spiriferellina elegantula, Spiriferellina enteleteformis, 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 Xiaoxingchuan, Yunxi County, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Yundoutan Formation of China

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 19.2 x 26.2