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Lecanospira compacta Salter 1859 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Ophiletidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 68575

Alternative combination: Ophileta compacta

Synonyms: Lecanospira knoxvillensis Allen and Lester 1954 (no. 319495), Lecanospira salteri Ulrich et al. 1931 (no. 74123), Lecanospira sigmoidea Ulrich et al. 1931 (no. 74124)

Full reference: J. W. Salter. 1859. Figures and descriptions of Canadian organic remains 1-47

Belongs to Lecanospira according to P. J. Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Lecanospira biconcava, Lecanospira carinata, Lecanospira conferta, Lecanospira depressa, Lecanospira lecanospiroides, Lecanospira nerine, Lecanospira perplana, Lecanospira sanctisabae, Lecanospira soluta, Lecanospira tasmanensis, Lecanospira transitionis, Lecanospira transversocordatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder