Maclurites cuneata Whitfield 1878 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Alternative combinations: Maclurea cuneata, Maclurina cuneata

Full reference: R. P. Whitfield. 1878. Preliminary descriptions of new species of fossils from the lower geological formations of Wisconsin. Annual Report of the Wisconsin Geological Survey for 1877:50-89

Belongs to Maclurites according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Banks and Johnson 1957, Hussey 1928, Rohr 1980, Roy 1941, Schuchert 1900, Ulrich and Scofield 1897, Whitfield 1878 and Whitfield 1882

Sister taxa: Maclurea carinata, Maclurea exsul, Maclurea kotoi, Maclurea matutina, Maclurea neritioides, Maclurea planorbis, Maclurea subannulata, Maclurites altus, Maclurites atlanticus, Maclurites borealis, Maclurites christianiae, Maclurites crassa, Maclurites depressus, Maclurites expansa, Maclurites florentinensis, Maclurites gravis, Maclurites klamathensis, Maclurites knoxvillensis, Maclurites magnus, Maclurites meitanensis, Maclurites neritoides, Maclurites nitidus, Maclurites niuhsintaiensis, Maclurites oceana, Maclurites orientalis, Maclurites ovalis, Maclurites profunda, Maclurites romainensis, Maclurites salteri, Maclurites septentrionalis, Maclurites subrotunda, Maclurites sylpha, Maclurites triangularis, Maclurites ungava, Maclurites zhuozishanensis, Coelocentrus spectabilis, Coelocentrus pentagonalis, Coelocentrus tubifer, Coelocentrus polyphemus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (8: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec collections), the Russian Federation (1), United States (5: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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