Carinaropsis carinata Hall 1847 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Pterothecidae

Full reference: J. Hall. 1847. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower division of the New York system (equivalent of the Lower Silurian rocks of Europe). Paleontology of New York 1:1-338

Belongs to Carinaropsis according to P. J. Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Carinariopsis roemericans, Carinaropsis carinatus, Carinaropsis cunulae, Carinaropsis cymbula, Carinaropsis explanata, Carinaropsis gracilis, Carinaropsis maccoyi, Carinaropsis minima

Type specimen: AMNH 779/1, a shell. Its type locality is Middleville. Dark Compact Limestone Layer, which is in a Katian carbonate limestone in the Denley Formation of New York.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (2: New York collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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