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Kawhiarhynchia MacFarlan 1992 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Acanthothirididae

PaleoDB taxon number: 28616

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: Acanthothiridinae according to A. Williams et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthothiris, Paraacanthothyris

Subtaxa: Kawhiarhynchia kawhiana, Kawhiarhynchia waiohipaensis

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Type: Rhynchonella (Cryptorhynchia) kawhiana

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder