Sakawairhynchia hugonensis 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 D. A. B. MacFarlan 1992

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

Type specimen: NZGS BR 1817, a shell. Its type locality is GS 12721, Hugon (NC/f008), which is in an Otapirian marine horizon in New Caledonia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of New Caledonia (11 collections), New Zealand (7)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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