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Cyrtospira Ulrich and Scofield 1897 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Subulitidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9735

Alternative spelling: Subulites (Cyrtospira)

Full reference: E. O. Ulrich and W. H. Scofield. 1897. The Lower Silurian Gastropoda of Minnesota. The Paleontology of Minnesota 39(2):813-1081

Parent taxon: Subulitidae according to A. Nützel et al. 2000

Sister taxa: Balbiniconcha, Eroicaspira, Fusispira, Subulites, Subulitinae

Subtaxa: Cyrtospira abbreviatus, Cyrtospira aequalis, Cyrtospira bicurvata, Cyrtospira brevis, Cyrtospira directus, Cyrtospira funata, Cyrtospira granum, Cyrtospira huenei, Cyrtospira inexpectata, Cyrtospira lineatus, Cyrtospira nitens, Cyrtospira notata, Cyrtospira ornatus, Cyrtospira parvula, Cyrtospira raymondi, Cyrtospira tortilis, Cyrtospira ventricosus, Cyrtospira wykoffensis

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Type: Cyrtospira tortilis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore