Cerasina discoidalis Jin et al. 1993 (lamp shell)

Rhynchonellata - Atrypida - Lissatrypidae

Alternative combination: Meifodia discoidalis

Full reference: J. Jin, W. G. E. Caldwell, and B. S. Norford. 1993. Early Silurian brachiopods and biostratigraphy of the Hudson Bay Lowlands, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. Bulletin Geological Survey of Canada 457:1-221

Belongs to Cerasina according to P. Copper 1995

See also Jin et al. 1993

Sister taxa: Cerasina antiquata, Cerasina obliquata, Cerasina pycnata, Cerasina solitaria

Type specimen: Its type locality is GSC 80571, Attawapiskat River, which is in a Telychian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Attawapiskat Formation of Canada

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (23: Nunavut, Ontario collections)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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