Lucapina Sowerby 1835 (snail)

Gastropoda - Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae

Alternative spelling: Fissurella (Lucapina)

Parent taxon: Fissurellidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Knight et al. 1960, Lozouet et al. 2001 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Altrix, Austriacopsis, Emarginulinae, Fissurellinae, Hemitoma, Leurolepas, Lucapinella, Nesta, Parmophorus, Puncturella, Subemarginula, Zeidora

Subtaxa: Lucapina sowerbii Lucapina suffusa

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer-browser

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Cayman Islands (2 collections), Colombia (1), Haiti (1), United States (5: Florida)

• Pliocene of Jamaica (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

Total: 11 collections including 14 occurrences

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