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Pyandzhelasma Smirnova and Grunt 2002 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Gillediidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 83502

Full reference: T. N. Smirnova and T.A. Grunt. 2002. New Permian brachiopods of the Order Terebratulida from southwestern Darvaz, the northern Pamirs: 1. Superfamilies Centronelloidea Waagen, 1882 and Dielasmatoidea Schuchert, 1913. Paleontological Journal 36(5):480-489

Parent taxon: Gillediinae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

Sister taxa: Aneuthelasma, Balanoconcha, Bisolcatelasma, Camarelasma, Gilledia, Lowenstamia, Maorielasma, Omanilasma, Tacinia

Subtaxa: Pyandzhelasma juresanense, Pyandzhelasma juresanensiforme, Pyandzhelasma pyriforme

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder