Meekella minatoi Nakamura 1972 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Full reference: K. Nakamura. 1972. Permian Davidsoniacea from the southern Kitakami Mountains, Japan. Journal of the Faculty of Science, Hokkaido University, Series 4, Geology and Mineralogy 15:361-425

Belongs to Meekella according to K. Nakamura 1972

Sister taxa: Meekella abnormalis, Meekella addicta, Meekella angustiplicata, Meekella arakeljani, Meekella attenuata, Meekella baschkirica, Meekella beipeiensis, Meekella bellistriata, Meekella bisculpta, Meekella calathica, Meekella caperata, Meekella chenxianensis, Meekella circularis, Meekella colpata, Meekella deltoides, Meekella depressa, Meekella dongluoensis, Meekella enigma, Meekella enormis, Meekella evanescens, Meekella eximia, Meekella eximiaeformis, Meekella garnieri, Meekella gigantea, Meekella guocunensis, Meekella hessensis, Meekella heterofolda, Meekella intermedia, Meekella irregularis, Meekella jiangxiensis, Meekella julfensis, Meekella kayseri, Meekella kueichowensis, Meekella magnifica, Meekella megala, Meekella mexicana, Meekella minuta, Meekella multilirata, Meekella nagaiwensis, Meekella nodosa, Meekella occidentalis, Meekella pacifica, Meekella prionota, Meekella procera, Meekella punjabica, Meekella pusilloplicata, Meekella sanheensis, Meekella sichuanensis, Meekella skenoides, Meekella storta, Meekella striatocostata, Meekella texana, Meekella timanica, Meekella ufensis, Meekella uncitoides, Meekella undulata, Meekella uralica, Meekella versiformis, Meekella yanjiensis, Meekella zhejiangensis

Type specimen: UHR 12579. Its type locality is Imo, Yahagi, Rikuzentakata City, Iwate Prefecture, Nakamura loc, which is in a Roadian marine siliciclastic in the Kanokura Formation of Japan.

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Japan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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