Kirkospira vitellia Billings 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Plethospiridae

Alternative combinations: Brachytomaria vitellia, Coelidium vitellia, Coelocaulus vitellia, Murchisonia vitellia

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

Belongs to Kirkospira according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Billings 1865, Clarke and Ruedemann 1903, Nicholson 1872, Rohr 1980, Wagner 1999 and Whiteaves 1895

Sister taxa: Kirkospira glacialis, Kirkospira lindstroemi, Kirkospira tongassensis

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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