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Kjaerina typa Bancroft 1929 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Strophomenida - Rafinesquinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 319523

Synonym: Kjaerina geniculata Bancroft 1929 (taxon 374415)

Belongs to Kjaerina according to L. R. Cocks 2010

Sister taxa: Kjaerina (Villasina), Kjaerina bipartita, Kjaerina complanata, Kjaerina hartae, Kjaerina hedstroemi, Kjaerina jonesi, Kjaerina orvikui, Kjaerina poljensis, Kjaerina poljiensis

Type specimens:

  • Kjaerina typa: BB 14383, a valve (ventral internal mould)
  • Kjaerina geniculata:

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder