Neilsonia welleri Thein and Nitecki 1974 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Full reference: M.L. Thein and M.H. Nitecki. 1974. Chesterian (Upper Mississippian) Gastropoda of the Illinois basin. Fieldiana: Geology, New Series 34:1-238

Belongs to Neilsonia according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Gordon and Yochelson 1983, Hoare et al. 1997 and Thein and Nitecki 1974

Sister taxa: Neilsonia coatesi, Neilsonia ganneyica, Neilsonia insculpta, Neilsonia invisitata, Neilsonia laticincta, Neilsonia nuda, Neilsonia roscobiensis, Neilsonia uninodocarinata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Chesterian of United States (1: Illinois collection)

• Carboniferous of United States (3: Nevada)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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