Vol. 59, 2020
(update: 2020.07.06; 08.05)
Fossil and Modern Clam Shrimp (Branchiopoda: Spinicaudata, Laevicaudata)
New Spinicaudatan Species of
Late Jurassic Linglongta Phase of Yanliao Biota from Western Liaoning,
Laboratory of Palaeobiology and Stratigraphy, Center for Excellence in
Life and Palaeoenvironment, Nanjing Institute of Geology and
Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, East Beijing Road 39,
Nanjing 210008, PR China. E-mail: email@example.com
(Received 1 August 2019 / Accepted 7
Special issue (articles 32-46) communicated by Thomas A. Hegna and D.
and diverse spinicaudatans are important components of the well-known
Linglongta phase of the Yanliao Biota from the lower Upper Jurassic
Tiaojishan Formation at the village Daxishan of Linglongta, Jianchang
County, western Liaoning, north-eastern China. Herein a new
spinicaudatan species Linglongtaestheria daxishanensis gen. and sp.
nov. is described. It shows distinct carapace ornamentation patterns:
(1) growth bands near the umbo ornamented with polygonal small-diameter
reticulation; (2) growth bands in the middle part of the carapace
ornamented with evenly distributed puncta; (3) growth bands in the
ventral part of the carapace ornamented with punctate reticulation and
radial lirae.nted with evenly distributed puncta; (3) growth bands in
the ventral part of the carapace ornamented with punctate reticulation
and radial lirae.
Key words: Early Late Jurassic,
Clam shrimp, Taxonomy, Linglongta phase, Yanliao Biota.
Citation: Li G. 2020. New spinicaudatan
species of late Jurassic Linglongta phase of Yanliao Biota from western
Liaoning, China. Zool Stud 59:36. doi:10.6620/ZS.2020.59-36.