Pseudolingula Mickwitz 1909 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Pseudolingulidae

Alternative spelling: Lingula (Pseudolingula)

Parent taxon: Pseudolingulidae according to A. Williams et al. 2000

See also Bassler 1915, Holmer 1989, Holmer 1991 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Bicarinatina, Tarutiglossa, Wadiglossa

Subtaxa: Lingula (Pseudolingula) elegantula Lingula (Pseudolingula) rectilateralis Pseudolingula displosa Pseudolingula iowensis Pseudolingula pseudoquadrata Pseudolingula quadrata

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Type: Crania quadrata

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of China (3 collections)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada (3: Québec)

• Ordovician of Australia (1), Canada (8: Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (4), Estonia (12), Kazakhstan (4), Myanmar (1), Peru (1), Portugal (3), the Russian Federation (12), Spain (3), Sweden (6), the United Kingdom (49), United States (48: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania)

• Llandeilo of the United Kingdom (1)

• Arenig of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 161 collections including 171 occurrences

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