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Yochelsonospira Thein and Nitecki 1974 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9392

Alternative spelling: Worthenia (Yochelsonospira)

Full reference: M.L. Thein and M.H. Nitecki. 1974. Chesterian (Upper Mississippian) Gastropoda of the Illinois basin. Fieldiana: Geology, New Series 34:1-238

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

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

Subtaxa: Yochelsonospira gairensis, Yochelsonospira mississippiensis, Yochelsonospira monensis, Yochelsonospira nauvooensis, Yochelsonospira northviewensis, Yochelsonospira tenuilineata, Yochelsonospira thomasi

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Type: Yochelsonospira pagoda

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder