Streptacis scalpta Knight 1931 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Streptacididae

Alternative combination: Eoptychia scalpta

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1931. The gastropods of the St. Louis, Missouri, Pennsylvanian outlier: Aclisina and Streptacis. Journal of Paleontology 5(1):1-15

Belongs to Streptacis according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Bandel 2002, Hoare et al. 1997 and Knight 1931

Sister taxa: Streptacis complanata, Streptacis fragilis, Streptacis inflata, Streptacis ingens, Streptacis meeki, Streptacis orientalis, Streptacis permiana, Streptacis piercei, Streptacis pravis, Streptacis regularis, Streptacis subgracilis, Streptacis whitfieldi

Type specimen: YPM 13011, a shell. Its type locality is SL-1. Headwaters of Feefee Creek, north of Olive St. & west of Lindberg Blvd., 1.5 km northwest of Stratmann (Olivette), which is in a Moscovian marine shale in the Appanoose Formation of Missouri.

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Missouri, New mexico collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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