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Joania cordata Risso 1826 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Megathyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 283135

Alternative combinations: Argyrotheca cordata, Terebratula cordata

Synonyms: Argyrotheca subcuneata Boettger 1901 (no. 284011), Cistella laevigata deMorgan 1915 (no. 302013), Cistella marie deMorgan 1915 (no. 302014), Cistella zboroviensis Friedberg 1921 (no. 302015)

Belongs to Joania according to A. Dulai 2019

Sister taxa: Joania dertomutinensis, Joania falunica, Joania peyrerensis, Joania ukrainica

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): 1.87 x 2.02, shell 2.57 x 2.59, valve 2.00 x 2.43