Neilsonia insculpta Hall 1856 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Alternative combination: Murchisonia insculpta

Full reference: J. Hall. 1856. Description of new species of fossils from the Carboniferous limestones of Indiana and Illinois. Transactions of the Albany Institute 4:1-36

Belongs to Neilsonia according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hall 1856, Hall 1883, Hoare et al. 1997, Thein and Nitecki 1974 and Whitfield 1882

Sister taxa: Neilsonia coatesi, Neilsonia ganneyica, Neilsonia invisitata, Neilsonia laticincta, Neilsonia nuda, Neilsonia roscobiensis, Neilsonia uninodocarinata, Neilsonia welleri

Type specimen: Its type locality is Spergen Hill, near railroad station at Harristown, southeast of Salem, which is in a Meramecian carbonate limestone in the Salem Formation of Indiana

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Carboniferous of United States (3: Indiana collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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