Lingulella ampla Owen 1852 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Obolidae

Alternative combination: Lingula ampla

Belongs to Lingulella according to C. W. Walcott 1908

See also Hall 1863 and Owen 1852

Sister taxa: Lingulella agaue, Lingulella alata, Lingulella amabilis, Lingulella angustior, Lingulella brainerdi, Lingulella buttsi, Lingulella clelandi, Lingulella columba, Lingulella cuneata, Lingulella davisi, Lingulella davisii, Lingulella eucharis, Lingulella ferruginea, Lingulella fuchsi, Lingulella holyokensis, Lingulella huronensis, Lingulella ibicus, Lingulella idahoensis, Lingulella incongrua, Lingulella kiurensis, Lingulella manticula, Lingulella mediostriata, Lingulella morsensis, Lingulella narrawayi, Lingulella nepos, Lingulella obtusa, Lingulella ovata, Lingulella prima, Lingulella prolixa, Lingulella proveedorensis, Lingulella quaestor, Lingulella selwyni, Lingulella texana, Obolus (Lingulella) atavus, Obolus (Lingulella) canius, Obolus (Lingulella) chinensis, Obolus (Lingulella) collicia, Obolus (Lingulella) concinnus, Obolus (Lingulella) damesi, Obolus (Lingulella) isse, Obolus (Lingulella) lens, Obolus (Lingulella) orus, Obolus (Lingulella) pelias, Obolus (Lingulella) quadrilateralis, Obolus (Lingulella) schmalensei, Obolus (Lingulella) septalis, Obolus (Lingulella) spatulus, Obolus (Lingulella) upis, Obolus (Lingulella) wanniecki, Obolus (Lingulella) welleri

Ecology: facultatively mobile infaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at 1 kilometer south of Taylors Falls, half kilometer north of Folsom Island (Cambrian of Minnesota)

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