Chlupacispira Blodgett and Rohr 1989 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Synonym: Frillbeastia Cook and Camilleri 1997

Full reference: R. B. Blodgett and D. M. Rohr. 1989. Two new Devonian spine-bearing pleurotomariacean gastropod genera from Alaska. Journal of Paleontology 63(1):47-52

Parent taxon: Gosseletininae according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Blodgett and Rohr 1989, Cook and Camilleri 1997 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Ambozone, Angyomphalus, Arizonella, Breizospira, Callistadia, Calvibembexia, Campbellospira, Champernownia, Deseretospirides, Devonorhineoderma, Dictyobembix, Dictyotomaria, Ehlersina, Eoangyomphalus, Fridolinata, Genuspira, Glabrocingulides, Glyptotomaria, Gosseletina, Guizhouspira, Kozelconcha, Lentipleura, Paffratholoron, Platyloron, Pragoloron, Ptychomphalides, Rufilla, Spiroraphe, Spirovallum, Stenoloron, Trepospira, Umbotropis, Westralospira, Whidbornia, Zlichomphalina

Subtaxa: Chlupacispira spinosa Frillbeastia queenslandicus

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Type: Chlupacispira spinosa

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at 83RB9, south flank of Limestone Mountain (Devonian of Alaska)

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