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Macluritella Kirk 1927 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8471

Synonyms: Bridegeina Flower 1968 (no. 8617), Bridgeina Flower 1968 (no. 68715), Prohelicotoma Flower 1968 (no. 57705)

Full reference: E. Kirk. 1927. Macluritella, a new gasteropod genus from the Lower Ordovician of Colorado. The American Journal of Science 14:288-292

Parent taxon: Maclureadae according to P. J. Wagner 1999

Sister taxa: Maclurina, Maclurites, Monitorella, Palliseria, Rousseauspira, Teiichispira, Zhuozishanospira

Subtaxa: Macluritella carinifera, Macluritella gyroceras, Macluritella imperfecta, Macluritella marylandica, Macluritella mediosulcata, Macluritella multiseptarius, Macluritella ornata, Macluritella peachi, Macluritella rotunda, Macluritella sordida, Macluritella stantoni, Macluritella uniangulata

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Type: Macluritella stantoni

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder