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Eleutherospira sinistralis Blodgett and Johnson 1992 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Euomphalidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 160711

Alternative combination: Straparollus (Eleutherospira) sinistralis

Full reference: R. B. Blodgett and J. G. Johnson. 1992. Early Middle Devonian (Eifelian) Gastropods of Central Nevada. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 222:85-139

Belongs to Eleutherospira according to P. J. Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Eleutherospira medfraensis, Eleutherospira steltenbergensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is USNM 174131870-1875 feet upsection to NE of section base, Lone Mountain, which is in an Eifelian marine packstone in the Denay Limestone Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder