Kingena Davidson 1852 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Kingenidae

Alternative spelling: Terebratula (Kingena)

Parent taxon: Kingeninae according to A. Williams et al. 2006

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Simon 1998

Sister taxa: Aldingia, Dictyothyropsis, Paraldingia, Tulipina, Zeuschneria, Zittelina

Subtaxa: Kingena concinna Kingena heberti Kingena limburgica Kingena mesembrina Kingena mesmebrinus Kingena pentangulata Kingena simiensis

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Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Paleocene of Denmark (1), United States (3: California)

• Cretaceous of Angola (1), Antarctica (2), Australia (16), Belgium (4), Bulgaria (1), Denmark (7), the Dominican Republic (1), France (2), Iran (1), Italy (1), Mexico (8), the Netherlands (3), New Zealand (10), Poland (7), Serbia and Montenegro (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (28)

Total: 99 collections including 103 occurrences

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