Orbiculoidea d'Orbigny 1847 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Disciniidae

Alternative spellings: Discina (Orbiculoidea), Orbiculoides

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

See also Hoare 1961, Holmer 1987, Holmer 1989, Jillson 1919, Mitchell 1977, Owen and Harper 1982, Sepkoski 2002, Troedsson 1918 and Wright 1963

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Orbiculoidea anhuiensis Orbiculoidea armstrongi Orbiculoidea batesvillensis Orbiculoidea capax Orbiculoidea capuliformis Orbiculoidea clintonensis Orbiculoidea concentrica Orbiculoidea damanensis Orbiculoidea elegans Orbiculoidea excentrica Orbiculoidea forbesa Orbiculoidea gibba Orbiculoidea interlineata Orbiculoidea jangarensis Orbiculoidea keokuk Orbiculoidea kolymaensis Orbiculoidea konincki Orbiculoidea kullsbergensis Orbiculoidea liaoi Orbiculoidea linguliformis Orbiculoidea magna Orbiculoidea minuta Orbiculoidea missouriensis Orbiculoidea nucleola Orbiculoidea ovalis Orbiculoidea pileolus Orbiculoidea platymitraformis Orbiculoidea prietana Orbiculoidea qieermaensis Orbiculoidea qinglongensis Orbiculoidea radiata Orbiculoidea rotularia Orbiculoidea sampsoni Orbiculoidea semipolita Orbiculoidea shallochensis Orbiculoidea sibirica Orbiculoidea soyanensis Orbiculoidea spitsbergensis Orbiculoidea stincharensis Orbiculoidea taskrestensis Orbiculoidea tobaensis Orbiculoidea utahensis Orbiculoidea varsoviensis Orbiculoidea warthi Orbiculoidea winsnesi Orbiculoidea wisnesi Orbiculoidea wyomingensis Orbiculoidea yangkangensis

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Type: Orbicula forbesi

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Greenland (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Canada (3: British Columbia, Yukon), France (2), Germany (2), Greenland (27), United States (1: California)

• Triassic of Canada (4: British Columbia), China (5), Germany (1), Greenland (5), Japan (1), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (20), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Leonard of United States (3: Idaho, Utah, Wyoming)

• Permian of Australia (3), Bolivia (8), Canada (2: Nunavut, Yukon), China (30), Greenland (1), Japan (3), Lithuania (2), Mexico (5), Mongolia (1), New Zealand (1), Pakistan (2), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (18), the United Kingdom (5), United States (48: Alaska, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Texas, Utah, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (17: Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (32: Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah)

• Atokan of United States (3: Arizona)

• Westphalian of Spain (1)

• Chesterian of Canada (2: Alberta, Northwest Territories), United States (6: Arkansas, Idaho, Wyoming)

• Osagean of United States (1: Utah)

• Carboniferous of Argentina (6), Australia (4), Bolivia (2), the Czech Republic (2), Germany (3), Ireland (2), Peru (4), the United Kingdom (43), United States (76: Alabama, Arizona, California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Iowa/Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Mississippian of United States (1: California)

• Devonian of Antarctica (5), Australia (1), Bolivia (1), Brazil (33), Canada (18: New Brunswick, Northwest Territories and Yukon, Nunavut, Quebec), China (10), the Czech Republic (9), France (4), Germany (4), Libya (2), Mauritania (2), New Zealand (1), Poland (5), South Africa (8), the United Kingdom (1), United States (86: Alaska, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin), Uruguay (1), Vietnam (2)

• Silurian of Brazil (1), Canada (3: Nova Scotia), China (2), the Czech Republic (5), Lithuania (7), Mexico (1), Norway (2), Poland (3), Sweden (7), the United Kingdom (36), United States (22: Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Wisconsin)

• Ordovician to Silurian of South Africa (1)

• Ordovician of Argentina (1), Australia (2), Bolivia (1), Canada (1: Ontario), China (20), the Czech Republic (4), Estonia (1), Ireland (1), Norway (5), Poland (1), South Africa (1), Sweden (14), the United Kingdom (13), United States (33: Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia)

• Llandeilo of China (1)

• Arenig of China (3)

• Dawan of China (1)

Total: 801 collections including 848 occurrences

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