PaleoDB taxon number: 287473
Full reference: J. A. Grant-Mackie. 2013. Makoiamya cotterallae, a new genus and species of bivalve (Ceratomyidae) from the latest Triassic of New Zealand and New Caledonia. Zootaxa 3741:327-348
Sister taxa: none
Type specimen: AU L4576. Its type locality is AU 1427, Kiritehere Beach (R16/f8528), which is in a Warepan marine siliciclastic in the Arawi Shellbed Formation of New Zealand.
Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder
Average measurements (in mm): shell 40.6 x 14.8, valve length 46.0