Helicotoma missouriensis Branson 1909 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Helicotomidae

Full reference: E.B. Branson. 1909. The fauna of the residuary Auburn chert of Lincoln County, Missouri. Transactions of the Academy of Science of St. Louis 18(4):39-52

Belongs to Helicotoma according to E.B. Branson 1909

Sister taxa: Helicotoma blodgetti, Helicotoma brocki, Helicotoma declivis, Helicotoma gorgonea, Helicotoma granosa, Helicotoma griffinorum, Helicotoma marginata, Helicotoma miser, Helicotoma oriens, Helicotoma planulata, Helicotoma planulatoides, Helicotoma proserpina, Helicotoma robinsoni, Helicotoma robusta, Helicotoma subquadrata, Helicotoma superba, Helicotoma tennesseensis, Helicotoma tritonia, Helicotoma umbilicata, Helicotoma verticalis, Helicotoma whiteavesiana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Residuary Auburn Chert Beds, east of Auburn , which is in a Turinian carbonate claystone in the Decorah Formation of Missouri

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Residuary Auburn Chert Beds, east of Auburn

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