Wortheniella coralliophila Kittl 1891 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Wortheniellidae

Alternative combination: Worthenia coralliophila

Full reference: E. Kittl. 1891. Die Gastropoden der Schichten von St. Cassian der südalpinen Trias. I. Theil. Annalen des Kaiserlich-Königlichen Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums 6:166-262

Belongs to Wortheniella according to A. Nützel and A. Kaim 2014

See also Bandel 2009 and Kittl 1891

Sister taxa: Wortheniella canalifera, Wortheniella cassiana, Wortheniella gigas, Wortheniella qingyanensis, Wortheniella spuria, Wortheniella subpunctata, Wortheniella toulai

Type specimen: NHMW 1899/VI/8. Its type locality is Seelandalpe (Wiener Hofsmuseums coll), which is in a Julian carbonate limestone in the Cassian Formation of Italy.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Italy (8 collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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