Macluritella carinifera Flower 1968 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Alternative combination: Bridgeina carinifera

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 Macluritella according to P. J. Wagner 2020

See also Flower 1968 and Fortey and Peel 1990

Sister taxa: Macluritella gyroceras, Macluritella imperfecta, Macluritella marylandica, Macluritella mediosulcata, Macluritella multiseptarius, Macluritella ornata, Macluritella peachi, Macluritella rotunda, Macluritella sordida, Macluritella stantoni, Macluritella uniangulata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cooks Range, Mimbres Mountains, which is in a Demingian carbonate limestone in the José Formation of New Mexico

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of United States (1: New Mexico collection)

• Cassinian of United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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