Liospira progne Billings 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae

Alternative combinations: Liospira progue, Pleurotomaria progne

Full reference: E. Billings. 1860. New species of fossils from the Lower Silurian rocks of Canada. The Canadian Naturalist and Geologist 6(3):161-177

Belongs to Liospira according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Billings 1860, Liberty 1969, Sloan and Webers 1987, Troedsson 1928, Ulrich and Scofield 1897 and Wilson 1951

Sister taxa: Liospira aequalis, Liospira affinis, Liospira americana, Liospira angustata, Liospira biconvexa, Liospira cornovica, Liospira decipens, Liospira depressum, Liospira equilis, Liospira lenticularis, Liospira micula, Liospira modesta, Liospira numismale, Liospira obtusa, Liospira peneplana, Liospira perdepressa, Liospira persimilis, Liospira robertsi, Liospira rossica, Liospira shohakuensis, Liospira simulans, Liospira stevensoni, Liospira striatula, Liospira subconcava, Liospira taihakuensis, Liospira uriconiensis, Liospira vitruvia, Liospira wesenbergense

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (10: Ontario collections), Greenland (1), United States (28: Alaska, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Tennessee)

Total: 39 collections each including a single occurrence

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