Lingularia borealis Bittner 1899 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Lingulidae

Alternative combination: Lingula borealis

Synonym: Lingularia similis Biemat and Emig 1993

Full reference: A. Bittner. 1899. Versteinerungen aus den Trias-Ablagerungen des Süd-Ussuri Gebietes in der ostsibirischen Küstenprovinz [Fossils of the Triassic deposits of the southern Ussuri region in the eastern Siberian coastal province]. Trudy Geologicheskago Komiteta 7(4):1-35

Belongs to Lingularia according to W. H. He et al. 2019

See also Dagys 1965, Hofmann 2013, Hofmann et al. 2013, Holmer and Bengtson 2009, Liao 1980, Newell and Kummel 1942, Popov 2009, Posenato et al. 2014 and Rowell 1970

Sister taxa: Lingularia notialis, Lingularia polaris, Lingularia smirnovae, Lingularia tenuissima, Lingularia yini

Type specimens:

  • Lingularia borealis: CGM 221/103, a shell. Its type locality is Paris Bay, Russkiy Island, which is in a Griesbachian marine horizon in the Russian Federation.
  • Lingularia similis:

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of China (7 collections), Greenland (7), Hungary (1), Italy (2), Pakistan (3), the Russian Federation (8), United States (18: Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming)

• Permian of China (1), Pakistan (2)

Total: 49 collections each including a single occurrence

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