Meekella gigantea Hayasaka 1932 (lamp shell)

Strophomenata - Orthotetida - Meekellidae

Full reference: I. Hayasaka. 1932. An Upper Carboniferous brachiopod fauna of Japan. Journal of the Geological Society of Tokyo 39:547-551

Belongs to Meekella according to I. Hayasaka 1933

See also Hayasaka 1932

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 guocunensis, Meekella hessensis, Meekella heterofolda, Meekella intermedia, Meekella irregularis, Meekella jiangxiensis, Meekella julfensis, Meekella kayseri, Meekella kueichowensis, Meekella magnifica, Meekella megala, Meekella mexicana, Meekella minatoi, 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: Its type locality is Kadosawa Limestone quarries, Nabeyama, Tochigi Prefecture (Hayasaka coll), which is in a Roadian carbonate limestone in the Nabeyama Formation of Japan

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Kadosawa Limestone quarries, Nabeyama, Tochigi Prefecture (Hayasaka coll)

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