Ceratopea canadensis Billings 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Raphistomatidae

Alternative combinations: Ophileta canadensis, Pleurotomaria canadensis, Raphistoma canadensis, Raphistomina canadensis

Synonyms: Ceratopea arabella Billings 1865, Ceratopea calcifera Billings 1859, Ceratopea macroconica Flower 1968, Ceratopea praevium Whitfield 1889, Euconia normani Billings 1865, Liospira praevium Whitfield 1889, Ophileta macroconica Flower 1968, Pleurotomaria arabella Billings 1865, Pleurotomaria calcifera Billings 1859, Pleurotomaria normani Billings 1865, Raphistoma praevium Whitfield 1889

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

Belongs to Ceratopea according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Billings 1859, Billings 1865, Boyce et al. 2000, Desbiens et al. 1996, Flower 1968, Rohr et al. 2008, Stauffer 1937, Ulrich et al. 1931, Ulrich and Scofield 1897, Whitfield 1886, Whitfield 1889, Wilson 1956 and Yochelson and Copeland 1974

Sister taxa: Ceratopea buttsi, Ceratopea compressum, Ceratopea depressa, Ceratopea grandis, Ceratopea hami, Ceratopea harpya, Ceratopea inflata, Ceratopea kawasakii, Ceratopea keithi, Ceratopea latiumbilicata, Ceratopea laurentina, Ceratopea lemonei, Ceratopea lenticularis, Ceratopea medfraensis, Ceratopea miser, Ceratopea numeria, Ceratopea obtusa, Ceratopea parvum, Ceratopea pygmaea, Ceratopea sculpta, Ceratopea sinclairensis, Ceratopea unguis, Ceratopea vagrans, Ceratopea wisei

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Ordovician of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Cassinian of Canada (6: Ontario, Quebec), United States (1: Minnesota)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (1: Newfoundland)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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