Sakawairhynchia marokopana MacFarlan 1992 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Rhynchonellida - Rhynchonellidae

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

Belongs to Sakawairhynchia according to M. O. ManceƱido 2012

See also MacFarlan 1992

Sister taxa: Sakawairhynchia aparimaensis, Sakawairhynchia bartrumi, Sakawairhynchia bencallumensis, Sakawairhynchia corbiensis, Sakawairhynchia diptonensis, Sakawairhynchia harihariensis, Sakawairhynchia hugonensis, Sakawairhynchia mokauensis, Sakawairhynchia momeaensis, Sakawairhynchia nezsaensis, Sakawairhynchia olenekensis, Sakawairhynchia tokombensis, Sakawairhynchia zealandica

Type specimen: AU B158, a shell. Its type locality is AU 4210, south of Marokopa (R16/f8825), which is in an Otapirian marine horizon in New Zealand.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Jurassic of New Zealand (15 collections)

• Triassic to Jurassic of New Zealand (1)

• Triassic of Argentina (2), New Caledonia (9), New Zealand (107)

Total: 134 collections each including a single occurrence

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