Archinacella simplex Billings 1865 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Archinacellida - Archinacellidae

Alternative combination: Metoptoma simplex

Full reference: E. Billings. 1865. Palaeozoic fossils, volume 1. Geological Survey of Canada 1-426

Belongs to Archinacella according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Billings 1865, Desbiens et al. 1996, Stauffer 1937, Ulrich and Scofield 1897, Whitfield 1889 and Yochelson and Copeland 1974

Sister taxa: Archinacella alta, Archinacella approximans, Archinacella arca, Archinacella beloitensis, Archinacella cingulata, Archinacella clochensis, Archinacella davisi, Archinacella deformata, Archinacella deleta, Archinacella depressa, Archinacella elevata, Archinacella estella, Archinacella explanata, Archinacella indianensis, Archinacella instabilis, Archinacella kagawongensis, Archinacella laevis, Archinacella magna, Archinacella melissa, Archinacella norwegica, Archinacella parva, Archinacella patelliformis, Archinacella perovalis, Archinacella pileolum, Archinacella powersi, Archinacella prendergasti, Archinacella proprius, Archinacella pulaskiensis, Archinacella rostrata, Archinacella rotunda, Archinacella rugatina, Archinacella semicarinata, Archinacella simulatrix, Archinacella stoermeri, Archinacella subcarinata, Archinacella subglobosa, Archinacella subrotunda, Archinacella trentonensis, Archinacella valida, Archinacella wanwanensis

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cassinian of Canada (3: Ontario, Quebec collections), United States (1: Minnesota)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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