Murchisonia obesa Whidborne 1892 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Full reference: G. F. Whidborne. 1892. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England. Volume I - Part IV. The fauna of the limestones of Lummaton, Wolborough, Chircombe Bridge, and Chudleigh. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 45:251-335

Belongs to Murchisonia according to G. F. Whidborne 1892

Sister taxa: Murchisonia (Cheilotoma), Murchisonia (Goniospira), Murchisonia (Murchisonia), Murchisonia (Ostioma), Murchisonia aciculata, Murchisonia akidota, Murchisonia allevata, Murchisonia anderdoniae, Murchisonia anglica, Murchisonia angulata, Murchisonia angustetaeniata, Murchisonia archiaci, Murchisonia arctica, Murchisonia auctor, Murchisonia basalestriata, Murchisonia bassensis, Murchisonia biarmica, Murchisonia bilineata, Murchisonia brevis, Murchisonia cambria, Murchisonia cicela, Murchisonia concava, Murchisonia conradi, Murchisonia convexa, Murchisonia declivisdiot, Murchisonia deflexa, Murchisonia defrancei, Murchisonia delagei, Murchisonia deludisubzona, Murchisonia dornapica, Murchisonia dowlingii, Murchisonia dublinensis, Murchisonia dudleyensis, Murchisonia eichwaldi, Murchisonia elegans, Murchisonia fornicata, Murchisonia fusiformis, Murchisonia gourvenneci, Murchisonia gracilicrista, Murchisonia gracilis, Murchisonia gubleri, Murchisonia hebe, Murchisonia hercynica, Murchisonia holynensis, Murchisonia intercedens, Murchisonia intermedia, Murchisonia jackjelli, Murchisonia kanekoi, Murchisonia kirchnera, Murchisonia laphami, Murchisonia lawlessi, Murchisonia leda, Murchisonia liufengshanensis, Murchisonia lochkoviensis, Murchisonia lohrheimi, Murchisonia margaritata, Murchisonia marri, Murchisonia megathanae, Murchisonia micula, Murchisonia minuta, Murchisonia mylitta, Murchisonia nerinea, Murchisonia obtusangula, Murchisonia oegensis, Murchisonia oehlerti, Murchisonia ordovicia, Murchisonia padangensis, Murchisonia paeckelmanni, Murchisonia pagodeformis, Murchisonia petila, Murchisonia placida, Murchisonia pleurotomarioides, Murchisonia plumleyi, Murchisonia pragensis, Murchisonia pritchardi, Murchisonia pygmaea, Murchisonia reverdyi, Murchisonia rotundata, Murchisonia sandbergeri, Murchisonia sandbergi, Murchisonia selenalta, Murchisonia sera, Murchisonia sibleyensis, Murchisonia similis, Murchisonia sphaerulata, Murchisonia steltenbergensis, Murchisonia subcarinata, Murchisonia subeuglypha, Murchisonia subornata, Murchisonia subulata, Murchisonia taltiensis, Murchisonia tenuissima, Murchisonia tillesae, Murchisonia timorensis, Murchisonia tricincta, Murchisonia trilineata, Murchisonia turbinata, Murchisonia turriformis, Murchisonia turris, Murchisonia vicariana, Murchisonia vincta, Murchisonia wandovalensis, Murchisonia xanthippe, Murchisonia zimmermanni, Goniostropha extenuata, Goniostropha bachelieri, Murchisonia (Goniostropha) turriculata, Goniostropha chapmani

Type specimen: Its type locality is Wolborough Quarry, on the east side of the A381 due east of Wolborough church, which is in a Givetian carbonate limestone in the Torquay Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Wolborough Quarry, on the east side of the A381 due east of Wolborough church

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