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Schuchertella luliangensis Jin and Fang 1985 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Schuchertellidae

Full reference: Y. G. Jin and R. S. Fang. 1985. Early Permian brachiopods from the Kuangshan Formation in Luliang County, Yunnan with notes on paleogeography of south China during the Liangshanian stage. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 24:216-228

Belongs to Schuchertella according to Y. G. Jin and R. S. Fang 1985

Sister taxa: Schuchertella bassa, Schuchertella beyrichi, Schuchertella bowdenensis, Schuchertella cooperi, Schuchertella costatula, Schuchertella fernglenensis, Schuchertella fushuiensis, Schuchertella humboldtensis, Schuchertella lens, Schuchertella missouriensis, Schuchertella percha, Schuchertella probabilis, Schuchertella quryatensis, Schuchertella resupinata, Schuchertella rubra, Schuchertella semiplana, Schuchertella shenshuensis, Schuchertella subvexa, Schuchertella tapina, Streptorhynchus (Schuchertella) asperulus, Streptorhynchus (Schuchertella) praeceps

Type specimen: NIGP 90211, a shell. Its type locality is Xiaobaihu village 81LF004, Luliang County, which is in an Artinskian marine horizon in the Kuangshan Formation of China.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 16.4 x 19.2, valve 18.5 x 25.1