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Ectomaria callahanensis Rohr 1980 (snail)

Gastropoda - Trochonematoidea - Lophospiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 78959

Alternative combinations: Murchisonia (Murchisonia) callahanensis, Murchisonia callahanensis

Full reference: D. M. Rohr. 1980. Ordovician - Devonian Gastropoda from the Klamath Mountains, California. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 171:141-199

Belongs to Ectomaria according to P. J. Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Ectomaria adelina, Ectomaria adventa, Ectomaria nieszkowskii, Ectomaria orientalis, Ectomaria pagoda, Ectomaria prisca, Solenospira multicostata

Subtaxa: Murchisonia (Murchisonia) callahanensis coeloconoidea

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Type specimen: Its type locality is USNM 18130. Gregg Ranch, which is in a Caradoc carbonate conglomerate/limestone in the Kangaroo Creek Formation of California.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder