Paraliospira abrupta Ulrich and Scofield 1897 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae

Alternative combination: Liospira abrupta

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 Paraliospira according to P. J. Wagner 1999

See also Ulrich and Scofield 1897

Sister taxa: Paraliospira angulata, Paraliospira eugenia, Paraliospira gradata, Paraliospira helena, Paraliospira larvata, Paraliospira mundula, Paraliospira parva, Paraliospira planata, Paraliospira rugata, Paraliospira rupestris, Paraliospira supracingulata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Murfreesboro, which is in an Ashbyan shallow subtidal wackestone/packstone in the Murfreesboro Limestone Formation of Tennessee

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Ordovician of United States (16: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Tennessee collections)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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