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Lapworthella nigra Cobbold 1921 (lamp shell)

Tommotiida - Lapworthellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 104663

Full reference: E.S. Cobbold. 1921. The Cambrian horizons of Comley (Shropshire) and their Brachiopoda, Pteropoda, Gasteropoda and etc. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 76:325-386

Belongs to Lapworthella according to E. Landing et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Lapworthella ablorta, Lapworthella annulata, Lapworthella cornu, Lapworthella dentata, Lapworthella fasciculata, Lapworthella gezhongwuensis, Lapworthella hubeiensis, Lapworthella hubeinensis, Lapworthella puttapensis, Lapworthella rostriptutea, Lapworthella schodakensis, Lapworthella sinensis, Lapworthella subrectangulata, Stenothecopsis heraultensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder