Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1976. New occurrences of brachiopod and bivalve species from the Arthurton Group of South Otago and Southland, New Zealand with comments on structure and stratigraphy. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 6(2):227-252
Sister taxon: Lamnaespina papilionata
Type specimen: NZGS BR1765. Its type locality is GS11133, Sutherland Farm (G45/f8683), which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the AG4 Formation of New Zealand.
Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder
Average measurements (in mm): valve 8.04 x 14.59