Peruvispira delicata Chronic 1949 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Full reference: B.J. Chronic. 1949. Invertebrate paleontology (excepting fuslinids and corals). Upper Paleozoic of Peru 46-173

Belongs to Peruvispira according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Batten 1989, Blodgett 1992, Chronic 1949, Chronic 1953 and Pan and Erwin 2002

Sister taxa: Peruvispira allandalensis, Peruvispira alticonica, Peruvispira australis, Peruvispira boreala, Peruvispira canningensis, Peruvispira carinata, Peruvispira deornata, Peruvispira elegans, Peruvispira fletcheri, Peruvispira imbricata, Peruvispira kirillowensis, Peruvispira lingshuiensis, Peruvispira lochinvarensis, Peruvispira modesta, Peruvispira robusta, Peruvispira sueroi, Peruvispira turrita, Peruvispira umariensis, Peruvispira vipersdorfensis, Peruvispira volupta, Pleurocinctosa trifilata, Pleurocinctosa promenata

Type specimen: AMNH 27005/2:1, a shell. Its type locality is AMNH301, Bed 32b, Rasuvilca Hills section 9, Pajege Canyon, which is in an Asselian/Sakmarian marine limestone in Peru.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 4.63


• Permian of Bolivia (1 collection), Peru (6), United States (29: Texas)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Texas)

Total: 38 collections each including a single occurrence

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