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Cymatospira Knight 1942 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8327

Alternative spelling: Knightites (Cymatospira)

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1942. Four new genera of Paleozoic Gastropoda. Journal of Paleontology 16(4):487-488

Parent taxon: Knightitinae according to P. J. Wagner 2016

Sister taxa: Anapetopsis, Knightites, Patellilabia, Retispira

Subtaxa: Cymatospira alternodosa, Cymatospira montfortianus, Cymatospira welleri

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore