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Furcirhynchia ururoaensis MacFarlan 1992 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 248144

Full reference: D. A. B. MacFarlan. 1992. Triassic and Jurassic Rhynchonellacea (Brachiopoda) from New Zealand and New Caledonia. Royal Society of New Zealand Bulletin 31:1-310

Belongs to Furcirhynchia according to D. A. B. MacFarlan 1992

Sister taxa: Furcirhynchia cotteswoldiae, Furcirhynchia emmrichi, Furcirhynchia furcata, Furcirhynchia furcillata, Furcirhynchia ilminsterensis, Furcirhynchia melvillei, Furcirhynchia striata, Furcirhynchia trechmanni

Type specimen: NZGS BR 1862, a shell. Its type locality is GS 6809, Hole in the Wall, Ururoa Point (R15/f8686), which is in a Toarcian marine horizon in New Zealand.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell 14.3 x 17.6