Bembexia neapolitana Whidborne 1892 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae

Alternative combination: Pleurotomaria neapolitana

Full reference: G. F. Whidborne. 1892. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England. Volume I - Part IV. The fauna of the limestones of Lummaton, Wolborough, Chircombe Bridge, and Chudleigh. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 45:251-335

Belongs to Bembexia according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Whidborne 1892

Sister taxa: Bembexia adjutor, Bembexia babini, Bembexia chapernowni, Bembexia crenatostriata, Bembexia disjuncta, Bembexia gradilispira, Bembexia headillus, Bembexia insolita, Bembexia inumbilicata, Bembexia laevis, Bembexia larteti, Bembexia micula, Bembexia minima, Bembexia seminuda, Bembexia tricinctus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lummaton Quarries, West of St. Mary Church, Lummaton Parrish, Torquay, which is in a Givetian carbonate limestone in the Torquay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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