Paupospira bowdeni Safford 1869 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

Alternative combinations: Donaldiella bowdeni, Lophospira (Donaldiella) bowdeni, Lophospira bowdeni, Murchisonia bowdeni, Pagodospira bowdeni

Full reference: J. W. Safford. 1869. Geology of Tennessee 1-550

Belongs to Paupospira according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Foerste 1923, Foerste 1924, Grabau 1922, Knight and Bridge 1944, Safford 1869, Ulrich and Scofield 1897, Wagner 1995 and Wagner 1999

Sister taxa: Paupospira akpatokensis, Paupospira beatrice, Paupospira burginensis, Paupospira circe, Paupospira elevata, Paupospira manitouliensis, Paupospira moorei, Paupospira oweni, Paupospira soluta, Paupospira sumnerensis, Paupospira tenuistriata, Paupospira thebesensis, Paupospira trilineata, Paupospira tropidophora, Paupospira varians, Paupospira viator

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Ordovician of Canada (6: Ontario, Quebec, Québec collections), United States (40: Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Tennessee)

Total: 46 collections each including a single occurrence

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