Teiichispira affinis Billings 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Alternative combinations: Barnesella affinis, Maclurea affinis, Maclurites affinis

Full reference: E. Billings. 1865. Palaeozoic fossils, volume 1. Geological Survey of Canada 1-426

Belongs to Teiichispira according to P. J. Wagner 2020

See also Billings 1865, Bridge and Cloud 1947, Desbiens et al. 1996, Lochman 1966, Wagner 1999 and Yochelson and Copeland 1974

Sister taxa: Teiichispira auricula, Teiichispira cornucopiae, Teiichispira emmonsi, Teiichispira nanus, Teiichispira odenvillensis, Teiichispira ponderosa, Teiichispira similis, Teiichispira tofangoense, Teiichispira zonata

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (3: Montana collections)

• Cassinian of Canada (3: Quebec), United States (1: Oklahoma)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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