Macrochilina cyclostoma Whidborne 1891 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae

Full reference: G. F. Whidborne. 1891. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England. Volume I - Part III. The fauna of the limestones of Lummaton, Wolborough, Chircombe Bridge, and Chudleigh. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 44:155-250

Belongs to Macrochilina according to G. F. Whidborne 1891

Sister taxa: Strobeus alternatus, Strobeus batteni, Strobeus brancoi, Strobeus brevis, Strobeus delawarensis, Strobeus dongluoensis, Strobeus gouldiana, Strobeus immanis, Strobeus intercalaris, Strobeus keyesi, Strobeus mucronatus, Strobeus nobilis, Strobeus ovalis, Strobeus pakistanensis, Strobeus paludinaeformis, Strobeus poromus, Strobeus rectilinea, Strobeus rozeni, Strobeus shigetai, Strobeus stinesvillensis, Strobeus subglobosus, Strobeus tantilla, Strobeus ventricosus, Strobeus welleri, Macrochilina pygmaea, Macrochilina neritoides, Macrochilina imbricata, Macrochilina whidborni, Macrochilina subimbricata, Macrochilina naticaeformis, Macrochilina intermedia, Macrochilina orbignyi, Macrochilina hospitalis, Macrochilina nitens, Macrochilina seneca, Macrochilina lincta, Macrochilina turrita, Macrochilina pulchella, Macrochilina rectinea, Macrochilina pusilla, Macrochilina inaequistriata, Macrochilina turbinea, Macrochilina buccinoides, Macrochilina elevata, Macrochilina subovata, Macrochilina acuta, Macrochilina ovata, Macrochilina modesta, Macrochilina ejecta, Macrochilina chattolina, Macrochilina decheni, Macrochilina brevispira, Macrochilina ovatum, Macrochilina subtilis, Soleniscus (Macrochilina) humilis, Macrochilina piltonensis, Macrochilina meridionalis, Macrochilina winensis, Macrochilina sublineata, Macrochilina sandbergeri, Macrocheilus depilis, Macrocheilus pulchella

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lummaton Quarries, West of St. Mary Church, Lummaton Parrish, Torquay, which is in a Givetian carbonate limestone in the Torquay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lummaton Quarries, West of St. Mary Church, Lummaton Parrish, Torquay

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