Michelia whiteavesi Clarke and Ruedemann 1903 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Alternative combination: Hormotoma whiteavesi

Invalid subtaxa: Biangularia attenuata Lindström 1884 [replaced name], Goniospira attenuata Lindström 1884 [replaced name], Hormotoma attenuata Lindström 1884 [replaced name], Michelia attenuata Lindström 1884 [replaced name], Murchisonia attenuata Lindström 1884 [replaced name]

Full reference: J. M. Clarke and R. Ruedemann. 1903. Guelph fauna in the state of New York. New York State Museum Memoirs 5:1-100

Belongs to Michelia according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Amler and Heidelberger 2003, Clarke and Ruedemann 1903, Donald 1902, Lindström 1884, Ulrich and Scofield 1897, Wagner 1999 and Xi 1997

Sister taxa: Michelia compacta, Michelia cylindrica, Michelia darwini, Michelia persimilis, Michelia planogyrata, Michelia tenera, Michelia tenue

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (2: Ontario collections), United States (1: New York)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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