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Thecidellina japonica Hayasaka 1938 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Thecideida - Thecidellinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 282881

Type speimens lost during World War II, other material held by National Science Museum of Tokyo, three specimens from the former locality held by University of Otago (OU 11974a-c)

Belongs to Thecidellina according to Hayasaka 1938

Sister taxa: Thecidellina alabamensis, Thecidellina bahamiensis, Thecidellina barretti, Thecidellina blochmanni, Thecidellina congregata, Thecidellina maxilla, Thecidellina minuta, Thecidellina williamsi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): 4.95 x 4.34