Puncturella mcleani Kiel et al. 2010 (puncturella)

Gastropoda - Lepetellida - Fissurellidae

Full reference: S. Kiel, K. A. Campbell, and C. Gaillard. 2010. New and little known mollusks from ancient chemosynthetic environments. Zoootaxa 2390:26-48

Belongs to Puncturella according to S. Kiel et al. 2010

Sister taxa: Puncturella (Cranopsis), Puncturella (Fissurisepta), Puncturella (Puncturella), Puncturella (Rixa), Puncturella barksdalei, Puncturella conica, Puncturella cooperi, Puncturella delosi, Puncturella galeata, Puncturella jacksonensis, Puncturella longifissa, Puncturella multistriata, Puncturella noachina, Puncturella punctocostata, Puncturella rothi

Type specimen: UCMP 55740, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP A-7308, Bear Creek, which is in a Valanginian deep-water carbonate in the Crack Canyon Formation of California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at UCMP A-7308, Bear Creek

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