Teiichispira nanus Flower 1968 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Alternative combination: Maclurites nanus

Full reference: R. H. Flower. 1968. Part I - Some El Paso guide fossils. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Memoir 22(1):1-21

Belongs to Teiichispira according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Flower 1968 and Rohr 1980

Sister taxa: Teiichispira affinis, Teiichispira auricula, Teiichispira cornucopiae, Teiichispira emmonsi, Teiichispira odenvillensis, Teiichispira ponderosa, Teiichispira similis, Teiichispira tofangoense, Teiichispira zonata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Nameless Canyon, just west of Ranger Peak, Franklin Mountains, which is in a Jefferson carbonate limestone/limestone in the Padre Formation of Texas

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Nameless Canyon, just west of Ranger Peak, Franklin Mountains

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