Discinisca lugubris Conrad 1834 (lamp shell)

Lingulata - Lingulida - Disciniidae

Alternative combination: Capulus lugubris

Belongs to Discinisca according to G. C. Martin 1904

See also Glenn 1904

Sister taxa: Discinisca circularis, Discinisca conviva, Discinisca cumingii, Discinisca holdeni, Discinisca infraoolithica, Discinisca jenkinsi, Discinisca kamikatetuensis, Discinisca laevis, Discinisca lamellosa, Discinisca loeli, Discinisca oregonensis, Discinisca perrini, Discinisca scutellum, Discinisca spitsbergensis, Discinisca steiningeri, Discinisca yaroslavensis, Discinisca zapfei

Ecology: stationary low-level epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (5: South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Miocene of United States (12: Florida, Maryland, New Jersey)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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