Nanochilina japonica Nützel and Nakazawa 2012 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae

Full reference: A. Nützel and K. Nakazawa. 2012. Systematic palaeontology, in Permian (Capitanian) gastropods from the Akasaka Limestone (Gifu Prefecture, Japan). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10:103-169

Belongs to Nanochilina according to A. Nützel and K. Nakazawa 2012

Sister taxa: Nanochilina gubanovi, Nanochilina holynensis

Type specimen: AMF-KG-280. Its type locality is Ichihashi Quarry, Kinshozan, Akasaka, which is in a Capitanian shallow subtidal packstone in the Akasaka Formation of Japan.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 2.56

Distribution: found only at Ichihashi Quarry, Kinshozan, Akasaka

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