Jedria ventrica Norwood and Pratten 1855 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoidea - Naticopsidae

Alternative combinations: Natica ventrica, Naticopsis (Jedria) ventricosa, Naticopsis ventricosa, Naticopsis ventricosus

Synonyms: Natica altonensis McChesney 1865, Naticopsis (Nerita) pricei Shumard and Swallow 1858, Naticopsis altonensis McChesney 1865

Full reference: J. G. Norwood and H. Pratten. 1855. Notice of fossils from the Carboniferous Series of the western states belonging to the genera Spirifer, Bellerophon, Pleurotomaria, Macrocheilus, Natica, and Loxonema, with descriptions of eight new characteristc species. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 3:71-77

Belongs to Jedria according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hoare 1961, Knight 1933, Kues and Batten 2001, McChesney 1865, McChesney 1868, Meek and Worthen 1873, Morningstar 1922, Norwood and Pratten 1855, Shumard and Swallow 1858 and Sturgeon 1964

Sister taxa: Jedria deckeri, Jedria meeki, Naticopsis (Jedria) latispiralis, Naticopsis (Jedria) placida, Naticopsis (Jedria) plicistria, Naticopsis (Jedria) quangxiensis

Ecology: epifaunal browser-omnivore

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (15: Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Missouri, New mexico)

Total: 17 collections each including a single occurrence

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