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Maorirhynchia MacFarlan 1992 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Allorhynchidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28679

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

Parent taxon: Allorhynchidae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Aldina, Allorhynchus, Caucasorhynchia, Deltarina, Fascicosta, Gerassimovia, Grammorhynchus, Hagabirhynchia, Hemileurus, Neofascicosta, Pseudowellerella, Ptilotorhynchus, Septaliphorioidea, Terebratuloidea

Subtaxa: Maorirhynchia mackayi, Maorirhynchia nelsonensis, Maorirhynchia nuggetensis, Maorirhynchia taringaturana

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Type: Rhynchonella nuggetensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder