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Manzanospira Batten 1989 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8956

Full reference: R. L. Batten. 1989. Permian Gastropoda of the southwestern United States. 7. Pleurotomariacea: Eotomariidae, Lophospiriidae, Gosseletinidae. American Museum Novitates 2958:1-64

Parent taxon: Lophospiridae according to H. -Z. Pan and D. H. Erwin 2002

Sister taxa: Arjamannia, Biarmeaspira, Donaldiella, Ectomaria, Frodospira, Gyronematinae, Hanusispira, Kawanamia, Longstaffia, Lophospira, Lophospirinae, Loxoplocus, Paupospira, Platyworthenia, Ptychozone, Ruedemannia, Ruedemanniinae, Ruedemanninae, Triredimiculum, Worthenia, Yochelsonospira

Subtaxa: Manzanospira carinata, Manzanospira manzanicum, Manzanospira turrita, Manzanospira wordensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder