Macluritella Kirk 1927 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Synonyms: Bridegeina Flower 1968, Bridgeina Flower 1968, Prohelicotoma Flower 1968

Full reference: E. Kirk. 1927. Macluritella, a new gasteropod genus from the Lower Ordovician of Colorado. The American Journal of Science 14:288-292

Parent taxon: Maclureadae according to P. J. Wagner 1999

See also Flower 1968, Flower 1968, Knight et al. 1960, Linsley and Kier 1984, Morris and Cleevely 1981, Sepkoski 2002, Wagner 2020 and Yochelson and Stinchcomb 1987

Sister taxa: Maclurina, Maclurites, Monitorella, Palliseria, Rousseauspira, Teiichispira, Zhuozishanospira

Subtaxa: Macluritella carinifera Macluritella gyroceras Macluritella imperfecta Macluritella marylandica Macluritella mediosulcata Macluritella multiseptarius Macluritella ornata Macluritella peachi Macluritella rotunda Macluritella sordida Macluritella stantoni Macluritella uniangulata

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Type: Macluritella stantoni

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (2: British Columbia collections), the United Kingdom (1), United States (28: Colorado, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Wisconsin)

• Whiterockian of United States (1: Nevada)

• Cassinian of United States (1: New Mexico)

• Arenig of United States (1: Montana)

• Canadian of United States (1: Maryland)

Total: 35 collections including 39 occurrences

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