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Kitakamichonetes multicapillatus Afanasjeva and Tazawa 2007 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Productida - Rugosochonetidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 173508

Full reference: G. A. Afanasjeva and J. Tazawa. 2007. A new large chonetid (Brachiopoda) from the Middle Permian of the southern Kitakami Mountains, northeast Japan. Paleontological Journal 41:424-428

Belongs to Kitakamichonetes according to J. I. Tazawa 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: PIN 5381/1, a valve (Ventral valve). Its type locality is KF88, Shigejisawa Valley, Kamiyasse Area, which is in a Wordian coastal sandstone/limestone in the Kamiyasse Formation of Japan.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): valve 20.6 x 42.4