Stenoscisma japonica Yanagida and Nishikawa 1984 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Stenoscismatidae

Full reference: J. Yanagida and I. Nishikawa. 1984. Early Permian brachiopods from the Kawai Limestone, Hiroshima Prefecture, southwest Japan. Memoirs of the Faculty of Science, Kyushu University, Series D, Geology 25(2):159-197

Belongs to Stenoscisma according to J. Yanagida and I. Nishikawa 1984

Sister taxa: Stenoscisma abbreviatum, Stenoscisma aberrans, Stenoscisma acuminata, Stenoscisma affinis, Stenoscisma alpinum, Stenoscisma americanum, Stenoscisma amoenum, Stenoscisma aptatum, Stenoscisma australe, Stenoscisma bellatulum, Stenoscisma biplicatoideum, Stenoscisma biplicatum, Stenoscisma bonum, Stenoscisma bowsheri, Stenoscisma calvatum, Stenoscisma camurum, Stenoscisma cuneiformis, Stenoscisma doricranum, Stenoscisma exutum, Stenoscisma fabarium, Stenoscisma gegyaiensis, Stenoscisma gigantea, Stenoscisma grabaui, Stenoscisma hadrum, Stenoscisma hueconianum, Stenoscisma humbletonensis, Stenoscisma inaequale, Stenoscisma irregularis, Stenoscisma jingxianensis, Stenoscisma jinjiadianensis, Stenoscisma kalum, Stenoscisma karpinskii, Stenoscisma kingi, Stenoscisma kochi, Stenoscisma kulojensis, Stenoscisma latissimum, Stenoscisma levicostum, Stenoscisma maniculum, Stenoscisma margaritovi, Stenoscisma multicostum, Stenoscisma multiplicatum, Stenoscisma mutabilis, Stenoscisma myioides, Stenoscisma nuculum, Stenoscisma oblisum, Stenoscisma ovalia, Stenoscisma pansum, Stenoscisma papilio, Stenoscisma paracuneiformis, Stenoscisma paronae, Stenoscisma paucisulcata, Stenoscisma peneleve, Stenoscisma pinguis, Stenoscisma plicatum, Stenoscisma problematicum, Stenoscisma pseudopulchrum, Stenoscisma purdoni, Stenoscisma purdoniformis, Stenoscisma pyraustoides, Stenoscisma quasimutabilis, Stenoscisma ratmani, Stenoscisma renode, Stenoscisma repigratum, Stenoscisma sanctispiritus, Stenoscisma schlotheimi, Stenoscisma selongensis, Stenoscisma semiplicata, Stenoscisma shansiensis, Stenoscisma sokolskajae, Stenoscisma solitaria, Stenoscisma spitzbergiana, Stenoscisma taimyrica, Stenoscisma tenuistriata, Stenoscisma tetraplicata, Stenoscisma thevenini, Stenoscisma tieliensis, Stenoscisma trabeatum, Stenoscisma transversa, Stenoscisma triangulatum, Stenoscisma triquetrum, Stenoscisma vagata, Stenoscisma venustum, Stenoscisma waageni, Stenoscisma wooi, Stenoscisma xizangensis, Stenoscisma yanjiensis, Stenoscisma zhenanensis, Camarophoria netschajevi, Camarophoria plicata, Camarophoria parvula, Camarophoria cestriensis, Camarophoria applanata, Camarophoria tanankouensis, Camarophoria globosa

Type specimen: GK-D 31602, a shell (Conjoined shell). Its type locality is Kogoro K-2, Hiroshima Prefecture, which is in a Sakmarian carbonate limestone in the Kawai Formation of Japan.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Kogoro K-2, Hiroshima Prefecture

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