Bellazona Gordon and Yochelson 1987 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Full reference: M. Gordon and E. L. Yochelson. 1987. Late Mississippian gastropods of the Chainman Shale, West-Central Utah. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1368:1-112

Parent taxon: Murchisoniidae according to M. Gordon and E. L. Yochelson 1987

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aclisina, Altadema, Anarconcha, Barroisocaulus, Biangularia, Brilonella, Cibecuia, Cyrtostropha, Devonocerithioides, Domiporta, Eohormotomina, Farewellia, Glyphodeta, Helicospira, Kaseiella, Leptorima, Lodanaria, Loxisonia, Mesocoelia, Michelia, Micheliopsis, Micrentoma, Morania, Murchisonia, Parahormotomina, Protospira, Pseudoaclisina, Trypanocochlea, Vebericochlis, Vistilia, Vladanella, Wuxuanella

Subtaxa: Bellazona bella Bellazona polita

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Type: Loxonema bella

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: New Mexico collection)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Utah)

• Carboniferous of United States (4: Nevada, Oklahoma, Utah)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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