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Spirina brilonensis Kayser 1889 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Craspedostomatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 76182

Full reference: F. H. E. Kayser. 1889. Ueber einige neue oder wenig gekannte Versteinerungen des rheinischen Devon. Zeitschrift der Deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft 41:288-296

Belongs to Spirina according to P. J. Wagner 2016

Sister taxa: Spirina antiquata, Spirina patula, Spirina squamata, Spirina symmetrica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Grube Grottenberg, near Brilon, which is in a Givetian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal grainstone/wackestone in the Brilon Massenkalk Formation of Germany

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal parasite-carnivore