Kokenospira Bassler 1915 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Synonym: Kokenia Ulrich and Scofield 1897 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. S. Bassler. 1915. Bibliographic index of American and Ordovician fossils. United States National Museum Bulletin 92:1-718

Parent taxon: Bucaniinae according to G.P. Wahlman 1992

See also HornĂ½ 1997, Knight 1941, Knight et al. 1960, Koken and Perner 1925, Sepkoski 2002 and Ulrich and Scofield 1897

Sister taxa: Bucania, Bucaniides, Bucanopsina, Loxobucania, Megalomphala, Offleya, Phragmolites, Patellostium

Subtaxa: Kokenospira costalis Kokenospira credibilis Kokenospira esthona Kokenospira euphemoides Kokenospira girvanensis Kokenospira glabrata Kokenospira guizhouensis Kokenospira inflata Kokenospira insularis Kokenospira lateralis Kokenospira latidorsata Kokenospira lingualis Kokenospira maccullochi Kokenospira mullochensis Kokenospira nicholsoni Kokenospira retifera Kokenospira secundus Kokenospira subdecussatus Kokenospira virginiana

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Type: Bucaniella esthona

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Permian of China (1 collection)

• Silurian of the United Kingdom (1)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Nunavut), Estonia (2), Norway (6), Poland (1), Sweden (1), the United Kingdom (9), United States (9: Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota)

Total: 32 collections including 33 occurrences

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