Longstaffia pulchra M'Coy 1844 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

Alternative combinations: Lophospira pulchra, Murchisonia pulchra

Full reference: F. M'Coy. 1844. A synopsis of the characters of the Carboniferous limestone fossils of Ireland 1-207

Belongs to Longstaffia according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Donald 1906, M'Coy 1844, Pitcher 1939, Reed 1906 and Ulrich and Scofield 1897

Sister taxa: Longstaffia centervillensis, Longstaffia complexa, Longstaffia cyclonema, Longstaffia grata, Longstaffia groomii, Longstaffia laqueata, Longstaffia teretiuscula, Longstaffia tubulosa, Longstaffia uniformis

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (3: Ontario collections), the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: New York)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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