Spiroraphe galtensis Billings 1865 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Alternative combinations: Eotomaria galtensis, Pleurotomaria galtensis

Full reference: E. Billings. 1865. Palaeozoic fossils, volume 1. Geological Survey of Canada 1-426

Belongs to Spiroraphe according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Billings 1865, Clarke and Ruedemann 1903, Kurushin 1986, Parks 1915, Whiteaves 1895 and Whiteaves 1906

Sister taxa: Spiroraphe aequilatera, Spiroraphe bohemica, Spiroraphe cryptata, Spiroraphe pollens, Spiroraphe putillus, Spiroraphe shelvensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Silurian of Canada (4: Manitoba, Ontario collections), United States (1: New York)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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