Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1982. New Zealand Permian brachiopod systematics, zonation, and paleoecology. New Zealand Geological Survey Paleontological Bulletin 48:7-158
Sister taxa: Fletcherithyris antesulcata, Fletcherithyris biundata, Fletcherithyris canni, Fletcherithyris farleyensis, Fletcherithyris galbina, Fletcherithyris hardmani, Fletcherithyris illawarrensis, Fletcherithyris parkesi, Fletcherithyris reidi, Fletcherithyris scotti, Fletcherina margaritovi, Fletcherina zealandica
Type specimen: NZGS BR 1515, a shell (Articulated shell). Its type locality is GS6323, east tributary of Letham Burn (D44/f9672), which is in a Roadian marine horizon in the Letham Formation of New Zealand.
Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder
Average measurements (in mm): shell 12.5 x 10.4, valve 10.8 x 8.1