Araeonema virgatum Knight 1933 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Euomphalidae

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1933. The gastropods of the St. Louis, Missouri, Pennsylvanian outlier: V. The Trocho-Turbinidae. Journal of Paleontology 7(1):30-58

Belongs to Araeonema according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Knight 1933 and Knight 1941

Sister taxa: Araeonema clathratus, Araeonema microspirulata, Araeonema nacreformis, Araeonema novamexicanum, Araeonema osterholzensis, Araeonema panthalassica, Araeonema problematicum, Araeonema tenuistriata

Type specimen: Its type locality is SL-1. Headwaters of Feefee Creek, north of Olive St. & west of Lindberg Blvd., 1.5 km northwest of Stratmann (Olivette), which is in a Moscovian marine shale in the Appanoose Formation of Missouri.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Texas collection)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Missouri)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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