Jedria meeki Knight 1933 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoidea - Naticopsidae

Alternative combinations: Naticopsis (Jedria) meeki, Naticopsis meeki

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1933. The gastropods of the St. Louis, Missouri, Pennsylvanian outlier: VI. The Neritidae. Journal of Paleontology 7(4):359-392

Belongs to Jedria according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hoare 1961, Knight 1933, Kues 1991, Kues and Batten 2001, Pan 1997 and Yochelson 1953

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

Type specimen: YPM 14157, a shell. Its type locality is SL-1. Headwaters of Feefee Creek, north of Olive St. & west of Lindberg Blvd., 1.5 km northwest of Stratmann (Olivette), which is in a Moscovian marine shale in the Appanoose Formation of Missouri.

Ecology: epifaunal browser-omnivore

Distribution:

• Virgilian of United States (1: New Mexico collection)

• Desmoinesian of United States (5: Missouri)

• Carboniferous of United States (3: Missouri, New Mexico, New mexico)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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