Macluritella ornata Lochman 1966 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Alternative combination: Lytospira ornata

Full reference: C. Lochman. 1966. Lower Ordovician (Arenig) faunas from the Williston Basin, Montana and North Dakota. Journal of Paleontology 40(3):512-548

Belongs to Macluritella according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Lochman 1966

Sister taxa: Macluritella carinifera, Macluritella gyroceras, Macluritella imperfecta, Macluritella marylandica, Macluritella mediosulcata, Macluritella multiseptarius, Macluritella peachi, Macluritella rotunda, Macluritella sordida, Macluritella stantoni, Macluritella uniangulata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Amerada, Herman-May No.1 Fryburg Area 13,231'-13,235' ft, which is in a Stairsian transition zone/lower shoreface limestone/shale in the Deadwood Formation of North Dakota

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Amerada, Herman-May No.1 Fryburg Area 13,245' ft

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