Protospira Ruedemann 1916 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Full reference: R. Ruedemann. 1916. Account of some new or little known species of fossils mostly from Palaeozoic rocks of New York. Paleontological contributions from the New York State Museum 189:7-97

Parent taxon: Murchisoniidae according to J. B. Knight et al. 1960

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aclisina, Altadema, Anarconcha, Barroisocaulus, Bellazona, Biangularia, Brilonella, Cibecuia, Cyrtostropha, Devonocerithioides, Domiporta, Eohormotomina, Farewellia, Glyphodeta, Helicospira, Kaseiella, Leptorima, Lodanaria, Loxisonia, Mesocoelia, Michelia, Micheliopsis, Micrentoma, Morania, Murchisonia, Parahormotomina, Pseudoaclisina, Trypanocochlea, Vebericochlis, Vistilia, Vladanella, Wuxuanella

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Protospira in the database

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