Omospira alexandra Billings 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae

Alternative combination: Murchisonia alexandra

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

Belongs to Omospira according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Billings 1865, Ulrich and Scofield 1897 and Wilson 1951

Sister taxa: Omospira holtedahli, Omospira laticincta, Omospira lophospiroides, Omospira trentonensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of Canada (6: Ontario, Quebec collections), United States (2: Indiana)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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