Palliseria robusta Wilson 1924 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Full reference: A. E. Wilson. 1924. A new genus and a new species of gastropod from the Upper Ordovician of British Columbia. Canadian Natural History 1:81-114

Belongs to Palliseria according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Knight 1941, Lewis and Yochelson 1978, Rohr 1994, Rohr and Blodgett 1994, Rohr et al. 1995, Wagner 1999, Wilson 1924, Wilson 1926 and Yochelson 1957

Sister taxa: Palliseria acuminata, Palliseria crenulata, Palliseria longwelli, Palliseria zhuozishanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Palliser Pass, which is in a Rangerian carbonate limestone in the Skoki Formation of Canada

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Whiterockian of United States (8: California, Nevada, Oklahoma collections)

• Ordovician of Canada (4: Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon), United States (3: Alaska, California)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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