Coelocaulus karlae Rohr et al. 2003 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae

Full reference: D. M. Rohr, R. B. Blodgett, and J. Frýda. 2003. New Silurian muchisoniid gastropods from Alaska and a review of the genus Coelocaulus. Short notes on Alaska geology 2003, Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys Professional Report 120:88-93

Belongs to Coelocaulus according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Rohr et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Coelocaulus alceste, Coelocaulus chlupaci, Coelocaulus clavata, Coelocaulus columna, Coelocaulus cybele, Coelocaulus davidsoni, Coelocaulus decipiens, Coelocaulus desiderata, Coelocaulus estella, Coelocaulus fugitiva, Coelocaulus lebescontei, Coelocaulus linearis, Coelocaulus longispira, Coelocaulus perlonga, Coelocaulus pollens, Coelocaulus sana, Coelocaulus strebloceras, Coelocaulus turritiformis, Coelocaulus zonaria

Type specimen: USNN 511815, a shell. Its type locality is Kirk locality 993, which is in a Gorstian/Ludfordian carbonate limestone in the Willoughby Limestone Formation of Alaska.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of United States (4: Alaska collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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