Maclurites oceana Billings 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Alternative combinations: Maclurea oceana, Maclurites oceanus, Teiichispira oceana

Full reference: E. Billings. 1865. Palaeozoic fossils, volume 1. Geological Survey of Canada 1-426

Belongs to Maclurites according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Billings 1865, Boyce et al. 2000, Desbiens et al. 1996, Rohr 1980 and Wagner 1999

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 cuneata, Maclurites depressus, Maclurites expansa, Maclurites florentinensis, Maclurites gravis, Maclurites klamathensis, Maclurites knoxvillensis, Maclurites magnus, Maclurites meitanensis, Maclurites neritoides, Maclurites nitidus, Maclurites niuhsintaiensis, Maclurites orientalis, Maclurites ovalis, Maclurites profunda, Maclurites romainensis, Maclurites salteri, Maclurites septentrionalis, Maclurites subrotunda, Maclurites sylpha, Maclurites triangularis, Maclurites ungava, Maclurites zhuozishanensis, Coelocentrus pentagonalis, Coelocentrus spectabilis, Coelocentrus tubifer, Coelocentrus polyphemus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (3: Newfoundland and Labrador collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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