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Waikatorhynchia MacFarlan 1992 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 29015

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: Ivanoviellinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Bihendulirhynchia, Bradfordirhynchia, Grasirhynchia, Himalairhynchia, Ivanoviella, Lotharingella, Malwirhynchia, Microrhynchia, Minutulirhynchia, Ptyctorhynchia, Rhynchonelloidella, Rochatorhynchia, Sharpirhynchia, Thurmannella, Urbanirhynchia

Subtaxa: Waikatorhynchia kinohakuensis, Waikatorhynchia waikatoensis

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Type: Waikatorhynchia waikatoensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder