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Kitikamispira bellense Tassell 1978 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina

PaleoDB taxon number: 78488

Alternative combination: Gyronema bellense

Full reference: C. B. Tassell. 1978. Gastropods from the Early Devonian Bell Point Limestone, Cape Liptrap Penninsula, Victoria. Memoirs of the Natural History Museum, Victoria 39(1):19-32

Belongs to Kitikamispira according to P. J. Wagner 2020

Sister taxa: Kitikamispira bicostatus, Kitikamispira concinna, Kitikamispira crenulistriata, Kitikamispira granosus, Kitikamispira hamiltoniae, Kitikamispira kanekoi, Kitikamispira minuitinodosa, Kitikamispira minutiforma, Kitikamispira monroei, Kitikamispira multistriata, Kitikamispira ormistoni, Kitikamispira perstrialis, Kitikamispira speciosum, Kitikamispira tubericosta, Kitikamispira ukalundensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bell Point, Cape Liptrap Peninsula, 150 kilometers south-east of Melbourne, which is in an Emsian carbonate limestone in the Bell Point Limestone Formation of Australia

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder