Omospira trentonensis Ulrich and Scofield 1897 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae

Alternative combination: Hormotoma trentonensis

Full reference: E. O. Ulrich and W. H. Scofield. 1897. The Lower Silurian Gastropoda of Minnesota. The Paleontology of Minnesota 39(2):813-1081

Belongs to Omospira according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Liberty 1969, Ulrich and Scofield 1897, Wagner 1999 and Wilson 1951

Sister taxa: Omospira alexandra, Omospira holtedahli, Omospira laticincta, Omospira lophospiroides

Subtaxa: Hormotoma trentonensis crassa Hormotoma trentonensis plana

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (21: Ontario, Quebec collections), United States (20: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, New York)

Total: 41 collections each including a single occurrence

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