Alternative combination: Qilianoconcha lens
Full reference: Y. G. Jin, D. L. Sun, and S. L. Ye. 1979. Mesozoic brachiopod names. Paleontological atlas of northwest China, Qinghai Volume 1:131-217
Type specimen: NIGP 42878. Its type locality is Xiaoduosuo River 607-12, Muli, Tianjun County, which is in an Anisian marine horizon in the Junzihe Formation of China.
Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder
Average measurements (in mm): shell 12.1 x 8.1