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, Jr. 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 exsul Maclurea kotoi Maclurea matutina Maclurea neritioides Maclurea planorbis Maclurea rotundata 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

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Argentina (2 collections), Australia (9), Canada (55: Manitoba, Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Nunvait, Ontario, Quebec), China (26), Estonia (2), Greenland (1), Norway (4), the Russian Federation (2), United States (86: Alabama, Alaska, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wyoming)

• Chazy of Canada (3: Quebec), United States (26: New York, Vermont)

• Llandeilo of Australia (4), China (4), United States (1: California)

• Whiterockian of United States (10: California, Nevada)

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

• Cassinian of Canada (6: Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec), Greenland (1), the United Kingdom (1)

• Arenigian of Argentina (1)

• Jeffersonian of Canada (1: Newfoundland)

Total: 264 collections including 307 occurrences

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