Nipponithyris fijiensis Elliott 1960 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dallinidae

Alternative combinations: Abyssothyris fijiensis, Dicrosia fijiensis

Belongs to Nipponithyris according to M. A. Bitner 2008

See also Cooper 1978

Sister taxa: Nipponithyris afra, Nipponithyris lauensis, Nipponithyris nipponensis, Nipponithyris notoensis, Nipponithyris yabei, Nipponithyris (Miyakothyris) subovata

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Fiji (7 collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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