Palliseria acuminata Billings 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Alternative combinations: Maclurea acuminata, Maclurites acuminata, Maclurites acuminatus

Synonyms: Maclurea rotundata Billings 1865, Maclurites rotundatus Billings 1865

Full reference: E. Billings. 1865. Palaeozoic fossils, volume 1. Geological Survey of Canada 1-426

Belongs to Palliseria according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Banks and Johnson 1957, Billings 1865, Boyce and Knight 2010, Rohr 1980, Rohr and Measures 2001, Whitfield 1890 and YĆ¼ 1961

Sister taxa: Palliseria crenulata, Palliseria longwelli, Palliseria robusta, Palliseria zhuozishanensis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Whiterockian of Canada (1: Newfoundland collection)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Newfoundland), Greenland (1), United States (1: Vermont)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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