Trepospira depressa Cox 1857 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Alternative combination: Pleurotomaria depressa

Full reference: E.T. Cox. 1857. Palaeontology report of Coal Measure Mollusca. Kentucky Geological Survey 3:557-576

Belongs to Trepospira according to J. Chronic 1953

See also Cox 1857, Elias 1958, Girty 1915 and Morningstar 1922

Sister taxa: Pleurotomaria (Trepospira) chitralensis, Pleurotomaria (Trepospira) hunica, Trepospira (Trepospira), Trepospira discoidalis, Trepospira illinoisensis, Trepospira kentuckiensis, Trepospira sphaerulata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Virgilian of United States (1: Illinois collection)

• Desmoinesian of United States (30: Missouri, Oklahoma)

• Carboniferous of Peru (1), United States (5: Kentucky, Oklahoma, Texas)

Total: 37 collections each including a single occurrence

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