Spirostylus beneckei Kittl 1894 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Spirostylidae

Full reference: E. Kittl. 1894. Die Gastropoden der Schichten von St. Cassian der s├╝dalpinen Trias. III. Theil. Annalen des Kaiserlich-K├Âniglischen Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums 9:143-277

Belongs to Spirostylus according to H. Z. Pan 1977

See also Kittl 1894

Sister taxa: Spirostylus acus, Spirostylus acutestriatus, Spirostylus agilis, Spirostylus brevior, Spirostylus columnaris, Spirostylus contractus, Spirostylus linctus, Spirostylus longobardicus, Spirostylus porrectus, Spirostylus retroscalatus, Spirostylus subcolumnaris, Spirostylus subcontractus, Spirostylus terebra

Type specimen: NHMW 1899/V/539. Its type locality is St. Cassian (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 China (1 collection), Italy (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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