Morania Horný 1953 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Synonym: Wenziella Frýda 1998

Full reference: R. J. Horný. 1953. New gastropods from the Silurian of Central Bohemia. Sbornik Ustredního Ústavuu Geologického 20:189-211

Parent taxon: Murchisoniidae according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Horný 1953, Knight et al. 1960, Peel 1975 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aclisina, Altadema, Anarconcha, Barroisocaulus, Bellazona, Biangularia, Brilonella, Cibecuia, Cyrtostropha, Devonocerithioides, Domiporta, Eohormotomina, Farewellia, Glyphodeta, Helicospira, Kaseiella, Leptorima, Lodanaria, Loxisonia, Mesocoelia, Michelia, Micheliopsis, Micrentoma, Murchisonia, Parahormotomina, Protospira, Pseudoaclisina, Trypanocochlea, Vebericochlis, Vistilia, Vladanella, Wuxuanella

Subtaxa: Morania altevittata Morania attenuatum Morania boltoni Morania declivis Morania griffithi Morania nixonforkensis Morania paradoxa Morania vsinuata Morania wagneri

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of the Czech Republic (3 collections), Sweden (2), United States (2: Alaska)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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