Kitikamispira Kase and Nishida 1988 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina

Alternative spelling: Kitakamispira

Full reference: T. Kase and T. Nishida. 1988. Two new Middle Devonian gastropods from the Nakazato Formation of Kitakami, Northeast Japan. Professor Tamio Kotaka commemorative volume on Molluscan paleontology 257-263

Parent taxon: Euomphaloidea according to P. J. Wagner 2022

See also Blodgett et al. 2001, Cook 1995 and Kase and Nishida 1988

Sister taxa: Anomphalidae, Elasmonematidae, Euomphalidae, Helicotomidae, Holopeidae, Lesueurillidae, Microdomatidae, Neoplatyteichum, Nettersheimia, Omphalocirridae, Omphalocirrinae, Omphalotrochidae, Ornollus, Planitrochidae, Pseudophoridae, Pycnomphalidae, Rhenomphalus, Serpulospira, Tychobraheidae

Subtaxa: Kitikamispira bellense Kitikamispira bicostatus Kitikamispira concinna Kitikamispira crenulistriata Kitikamispira granosus Kitikamispira hamiltoniae Kitikamispira kanekoi Kitikamispira minuitinodosa Kitikamispira minutiforma Kitikamispira monroei Kitikamispira multistriata Kitikamispira ormistoni Kitikamispira perstrialis Kitikamispira speciosum Kitikamispira tubericosta Kitikamispira ukalundensis

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Type: Kitikamispira kanekoi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Australia (5 collections), Canada (3: Manitoba), China (1), United States (16: Alaska, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, New York)

Total: 25 collections including 26 occurrences

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