†family Discinidae Gray 1840 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Discinidae

Parent taxon: Discinoidea according to M. A. Bitner and A. Müller 2017

See also Hansen and Holmer 2011, Holmer 1986, Holmer 1987, Holmer 1989, Holmer et al. 2005, Huxley 1869, Martin 1904, Mitchell 1977, Owen and Harper 1982, Popov 2000, Williams et al. 2000, Wright 1963 and Zhan and Jin 2005

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Chynithele Discradisca Opatrilkiella Orbiculoideinae Schizotreta

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Miocene of Bulgaria (1 collection), France (2)

• Eocene to Oligocene of Germany (1)

• Eocene of Ukraine (1)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Texas)

• Cretaceous of New Zealand (1), United States (2: California, Minnesota)

• Triassic of New Zealand (1)

• Devonian of Argentina (2), Australia (1), Brazil (1), Canada (1: Yukon Territory), the Czech Republic (2)

• Silurian of Belarus (1), Canada (2: Ontario), the Czech Republic (3), the United Kingdom (7), United States (4: Illinois, New York)

• Ordovician of Australia (5), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (10), Iran (1), Ireland (3), Kazakhstan (4), Norway (13), Spain (1), Sweden (25), the United Kingdom (22), United States (3: New York, Utah, Virginia)

• Chazy of United States (1: Alabama)

• Arenig of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 126 collections including 130 occurrences

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