Macrochilina acuta Sowerby 1827 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae

Alternative combinations: Buccinum acutum, Macrocheilus acutus, Soleniscus acutus, Strobeus acutum

Synonyms: Buccinum curvilineum Phillips 1836, Macrocheilus curvilineus Phillips 1836, Macrochilina curvilinea Phillips 1836

Full reference: J.d.C. Sowerby. 1827. No. XCVII of the mineral conchology of Great Britain; or colored figures and descriptions of those remains of testaceous animals or shells, which have been preserved at various times and depths in the Earth. The mineral conchology of Great Britain 6(47):87-156

Belongs to Macrochilina according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Amler and Heidelberger 2003, Bayle 1880, Harper 1981, Haughton 1858, Heidelberger 2001, Holmes 1858, Keyes 1889, Lamplugh et al. 1905, M'Coy 1844, McCoy 1862, Phillips 1836, Phillips 1841 and Sowerby 1827

Sister taxa: Strobeus alternatus, Strobeus batteni, Strobeus brancoi, Strobeus brevis, Strobeus delawarensis, Strobeus dongluoensis, Strobeus gouldiana, Strobeus immanis, Strobeus intercalaris, Strobeus keyesi, Strobeus mucronatus, Strobeus nobilis, Strobeus ovalis, Strobeus pakistanensis, Strobeus paludinaeformis, Strobeus poromus, Strobeus rectilinea, Strobeus rozeni, Strobeus shigetai, Strobeus stinesvillensis, Strobeus subglobosus, Strobeus tantilla, Strobeus ventricosus, Strobeus welleri, Macrochilina pygmaea, Macrochilina neritoides, Macrochilina imbricata, Macrochilina whidborni, Macrochilina subimbricata, Macrochilina naticaeformis, Macrochilina cyclostoma, Macrochilina intermedia, Macrochilina orbignyi, Macrochilina hospitalis, Macrochilina nitens, Macrochilina seneca, Macrochilina lincta, Macrochilina turrita, Macrochilina pulchella, Macrochilina rectinea, Macrochilina pusilla, Macrochilina inaequistriata, Macrochilina turbinea, Macrochilina buccinoides, Macrochilina elevata, Macrochilina subovata, Macrochilina ovata, Macrochilina modesta, Macrochilina ejecta, Macrochilina chattolina, Macrochilina decheni, Macrochilina brevispira, Macrochilina ovatum, Macrochilina subtilis, Soleniscus (Macrochilina) humilis, Macrochilina piltonensis, Macrochilina meridionalis, Macrochilina winensis, Macrochilina sublineata, Macrochilina sandbergeri, Macrocheilus depilis, Macrocheilus pulchella

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Ireland (1 collection), Morocco (1), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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