Worthenia speciosa Meek and Worthen 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae

Alternative combination: Pleurotomaria speciosa

Synonyms: Pleurotomaria perizomata White 1881, Worthenia perizomata White 1881

Full reference: F. B. Meek and A. H. Worthen. 1860. Description of new Carboniferous fossils from Illinois and other western states. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12:447-472

Belongs to Worthenia according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Batten 1989, Batten 1995, Chronic 1953, Kues 1995, Kues and Batten 2001, Meek and Worthen 1860, White 1881 and Yochelson and Saunders 1967

Sister taxa: Pleurotomaria (Worthenia) orientalis, Worthenia (Humiliworthenia), Worthenia (Worthenia), Worthenia alticarinata, Worthenia angulata, Worthenia apunctata, Worthenia basifalcata, Worthenia bialveozona, Worthenia bicarinata, Worthenia bieberi, Worthenia bilineata, Worthenia cainallensis, Worthenia castlemanensis, Worthenia cirriformis, Worthenia constantini, Worthenia contabulata, Worthenia corrugata, Worthenia crenilunula, Worthenia crenulata, Worthenia curvistriata, Worthenia distincta, Worthenia dregeri, Worthenia duplicata, Worthenia eremita, Worthenia extendia, Worthenia furcata, Worthenia gubleri, Worthenia hoettingensis, Worthenia humilis, Worthenia indifferens, Worthenia kingi, Worthenia klamathensis, Worthenia lantenoisi, Worthenia latialveozona, Worthenia legrandi, Worthenia liebeneri, Worthenia magna, Worthenia margaritacea, Worthenia marmolatae, Worthenia multicarinata, Worthenia nana, Worthenia pagoda, Worthenia parvula, Worthenia pilula, Worthenia planalveozona, Worthenia plutonis, Worthenia praerupta, Worthenia rhombifera, Worthenia schirjaevensis, Worthenia sculpta, Worthenia sigaretoides, Worthenia strigata, Worthenia strigillata, Worthenia subplicata, Worthenia substriata, Worthenia subtilis, Worthenia superstes, Worthenia supraornata, Worthenia tabulata, Worthenia tongxinensis, Worthenia triton, Worthenia whitehorsensis, Worthenia windowblindensis

Ecology: epifaunal

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 25.5

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (18: New Mexico, Texas collections)

• Virgilian of United States (2: New Mexico, Ohio)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: New Mexico, Texas)

• Carboniferous of Peru (1), United States (6: New mexico, Ohio, Texas)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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