Helicospira Girty 1915 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1915. Invertebrate paleontology. Missouri Bureau of Geology and Mines 13:263-376

Parent taxon: Murchisoniidae according to J. B. Knight et al. 1960

See also Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Elephant Canyon Formation, Moab, Utah, Unit 12 (Permian of Utah)

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