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Knightinella humerosa Meek and Hayden 1858 (snail)

Gastropoda - Trochonematidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 296239

Alternative combinations: Amaurotoma (Knightinella) humerosa, Amaurotoma humerosa, Hypselentoma humerosa, Pleurotomaria humerosa

Synonyms: Knightinella subturbinata Meek and Hayden 1858 (no. 296246), Pleurotomaria subturbinata Meek and Hayden 1858 (no. 296244)

Full reference: F. B. Meek and F.V. Hayden. 1858. Remarks oon the Lower Cretaceous beds of Kansas and Nebraska, together with descriptions of some new species of Carboniferous fossils from the valley of Kansas River. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 1858:256-264

Belongs to Knightinella according to P. J. Wagner 2020

Sister taxon: Knightinella ornata

Type specimens:

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): 9.14 x 7.37