Orthonychia chesterense Meek and Worthen 1867 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae

Alternative combinations: Capulus chesterensis, Orthonychia chesterensis, Platyceras (Orthonychia) chesterense, Platyceras chesterense

Full reference: F. B. Meek and A. H. Worthen. 1867. Contributions to the palaeontology of Illinois and other western states. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1865:251-274

Belongs to Orthonychia according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Keyes 1888, Keyes 1890, Keyes 1890, Keyes 1894, Meek and Worthen 1867 and Thein and Nitecki 1974

Sister taxa: Orthonychia aculeata, Orthonychia acuta, Orthonychia baldwini, Orthonychia belli, Orthonychia bowsheri, Orthonychia campanulata, Orthonychia concavum, Orthonychia conicum, Orthonychia conoidea, Orthonychia cornuforme, Orthonychia cornuta, Orthonychia costata, Orthonychia daschi, Orthonychia dentalium, Orthonychia dubium, Orthonychia egorovi, Orthonychia elegans, Orthonychia enorme, Orthonychia extensum, Orthonychia gracilis, Orthonychia herzeri, Orthonychia inequilaterale, Orthonychia infabricatus, Orthonychia jeffersonensis, Orthonychia marblecreekensis, Orthonychia mayesense, Orthonychia obliquesulcata, Orthonychia pajerensis, Orthonychia parva, Orthonychia parvulum, Orthonychia pentalvea, Orthonychia perplexum, Orthonychia prosseri, Orthonychia protei, Orthonychia puellaris, Orthonychia quadrangularis, Orthonychia rostratus, Orthonychia rotunda, Orthonychia sciotoensis, Orthonychia sileni, Orthonychia spinigerum, Orthonychia subrectum, Orthonychia talon, Orthonychia tortuosa, Orthonychia trigonale, Orthonychia trirotundolobatum, Orthonychia undulatum, Orthonychia unguiculata, Orthonychia ungula, Orthonychia variablis, Orthonychia vishtytica, Orthonychia vomerium, Orthonychia wanneri, Orthonychia waverlyensis, Platyceras (Orthonychia) aroostooki, Platyceras (Orthonychia) compressa, Platyceras (Orthonychia) compressum, Platyceras (Orthonychia) conoideum, Platyceras (Orthonychia) ivanovi, Platyceras (Orthonychia) occidens, Platyceras (Orthonychia) ungula

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Chesterian of United States (8: Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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