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Joania ukrainica Bitner and Müller 2017 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Megathyrididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 356414

Full reference: M. A. Bitner and A. Müller. 2017. Late Eocene (Priabonian) brachiopod fauna from Dnipropetrovsk, eastern Ukraine. Bulletin of Geosciences 92:211-231

Belongs to Joania according to M. A. Bitner and A. Müller 2017

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

Type specimen: UDB 203. Its type locality is UDR1-UDR5, Rybalsky Quarry, Dnipropetrovsk, which is in a Priabonian coastal sandstone in Ukraine.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder