Fusispira obesus Whitfield 1886 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Subulitidae

Alternative combination: Subulites obesus

Full reference: R. P. Whitfield. 1886. Notice of geological investigations along the eastern shore of Lake Champlain, conducted by Prof. H.J. Seely and Pres. Ezra Brainerd, of Middlebury College, with descriptions of the new fossils discovered. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 1(8):24-35

Belongs to Fusispira according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Whitfield 1886

Sister taxa: Fusispira angusta, Fusispira bullatus, Fusispira convexa, Fusispira daphne, Fusispira elongata, Fusispira gigantea, Fusispira inflata, Fusispira intermedia, Fusispira nobilis, Fusispira ovalis, Fusispira planulata, Fusispira psyche, Fusispira schucherti, Fusispira spicula, Fusispira subbrevis, Fusispira subfusiformis, Fusispira sulcata, Fusispira terebriformis, Fusispira tsuchidai, Fusispira ventricosa, Fusispira vittata

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (11: Missouri, Vermont collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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