Callistadia bella Knight 1945 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1945. Some new genera of Paleozoic Gastropoda. Journal of Paleontology 19(6):573-587

Belongs to Callistadia according to R. L. Batten 1989

See also Knight 1945

Sister taxa: Callistadia nittida, Callistadia punjabica, Callistadia qinglongensis, Callistadia qubuergaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS 14439, Apache Canyon, Sierra Diablo, which is in a Kungurian shallow subtidal limestone in the Bone Spring Formation of Texas

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 8.58

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (12: Texas collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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