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Lecanospira knoxvillensis Allen and Lester 1954 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Ophiletidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 319495

Full reference: A. T. Allen and J. G. Lester. 1954. Contributions to the Paleontology of Northwest Georgia. Georgia Geological Survey Bulletin 62:1-166

Belongs to Lecanospira according to P. J. Wagner 2016

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

Type specimen: USNM 172458, a shell. Its type locality is 594B. Bamby's farm, 2 miles west of Trion, which is in a Blackhillsian shallow subtidal limestone/dolomite in the Newala Formation of Georgia.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder