Maclurites Le Sueur 1818 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

Alternative spellings: Maclurea, Straparollus (Maclurea)

Synonyms: Coelocentrus von Zittel 1882 [objective synonym], Paramaclurites Vostokova 1964, Polyenaulus Etheridge 1917 [objective synonym]

Full reference: C. A. Le Sueur. 1818. Observations on a new genus of fossil shells. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 1:310-313

Parent taxon: Maclureadae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Johnston 1888, Knight 1941, Knight et al. 1960, Linsley and Kier 1984, Rohr et al. 1992, Sepkoski 2002 and Ulrich and Scofield 1897

Sister taxa: Maclurina, Macluritella, Monitorella, Palliseria, Rousseauspira, Teiichispira, Zhuozishanospira

Subtaxa: Coelocentrus pentagonalis Coelocentrus polyphemus Coelocentrus spectabilis Coelocentrus tubifer Maclurea carinata Maclurea exsul Maclurea kotoi Maclurea matutina Maclurea neritioides Maclurea planorbis Maclurea subannulata Maclurites altus Maclurites atlanticus Maclurites borealis Maclurites christianiae Maclurites crassa Maclurites cuneata Maclurites depressus Maclurites expansa Maclurites florentinensis Maclurites gravis Maclurites klamathensis Maclurites knoxvillensis Maclurites magnus Maclurites meitanensis Maclurites neritoides Maclurites nitidus Maclurites niuhsintaiensis Maclurites oceana Maclurites orientalis Maclurites ovalis Maclurites profunda Maclurites romainensis Maclurites salteri Maclurites septentrionalis Maclurites subrotunda Maclurites sylpha Maclurites triangularis Maclurites ungava Maclurites zhuozishanensis

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Type: Maclurites magna

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Triassic of China (2 collections), Italy (4), Peru (1), United States (2: Alaska)

• Whiterockian of Canada (1: Newfoundland and Labrador), United States (14: Alaska, California, Nevada)

• Chazyan of Canada (6: Quebec), United States (30: Alabama, New York, Tennessee, Vermont)

• Arenigian of Argentina (1)

• Arenig of Argentina (6), Bolivia (1), China (12)

• Ordovician of Argentina (2), Australia (13), Canada (59: Manitoba, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Nunvait, Ontario, Quebec), China (27), Estonia (2), Greenland (2), Norway (4), the Russian Federation (2), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (8), the United Kingdom (1), United States (82: Alaska, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Tremadoc of China (3)

• Ibexian of United States (2: Nevada)

Total: 287 collections including 327 occurrences

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