Mesocoelia priscum Münster 1840 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Alternative combinations: Loxonema prisca, Loxonema priscum, Melania prisca

Full reference: G. Münster. 1840. Beitrage zur Petrefactenkunde von Dr. Wissmann und Graf Münster unter Mitwirkung des Dr. Braun miv XIV, nach der Nature gezeichneten Tafeln 91-123

Belongs to Mesocoelia according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Amler and Heidelberger 2003, Jux and Krath 1974, Münster 1840, Tolmachoff 1930, Whidborne 1891, Whidborne 1892 and Whidborne 1896

Sister taxa: Mesocoelia delicata, Mesocoelia discrepans, Mesocoelia gregaria, Mesocoelia iners, Mesocoelia janus, Mesocoelia libera, Mesocoelia obstipisutura, Mesocoelia quarki, Mesocoelia suspecta, Mesocoelia terebrans

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Canada (3: Manitoba collections), Germany (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (1: Michigan)

• Silurian of United States (1: California)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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