Coelocaulus turritiformis Hall 1852 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Hormotomidae

Alternative combinations: Michelia turritiformis, Murchisonia turritiformis

Full reference: J. Hall. 1852. Containing descriptions of the organic remains of the lower middle division of the New York system. Paleontology of New York 2:1-362

Belongs to Coelocaulus according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hall 1852, Nicholson 1872, Poulsen 1974, Rohr 1980, Ulrich and Scofield 1897 and Whiteaves 1884

Sister taxa: Coelocaulus alceste, Coelocaulus chlupaci, Coelocaulus clavata, Coelocaulus columna, Coelocaulus cybele, Coelocaulus davidsoni, Coelocaulus decipiens, Coelocaulus desiderata, Coelocaulus estella, Coelocaulus fugitiva, Coelocaulus karlae, Coelocaulus lebescontei, Coelocaulus linearis, Coelocaulus longispira, Coelocaulus perlonga, Coelocaulus pollens, Coelocaulus sana, Coelocaulus strebloceras, Coelocaulus zonaria

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (3: Ontario collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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