Morania nixonforkensis Rohr et al. 2008 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Full reference: D. M. Rohr, R. B. Blodgett, and J. Frýda. 2008. Silurian Gastropoda from Southeastern and West-Central Alaska. Journal of Paleontology 82(3):604-611

Belongs to Morania according to D. M. Rohr et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Morania altevittata, Morania attenuatum, Morania boltoni, Morania declivis, Morania griffithi, Morania paradoxa, Morania vsinuata, Morania wagneri

Type specimen: USNM 534459, a shell. Its type locality is Field Locality 94R-3 (=USGS 79APA82b), which is in a Gorstian/Pridoli carbonate limestone in Alaska.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Field Locality 94R-3 (=USGS 79APA82b)

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