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Teiichispira auricula Rohr 1994 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Macluritidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58561

Alternative combination: Monitorella auricula

Full reference: D. M. Rohr. 1994. Ordovician (Whiterockian) gastropods of Nevada: Bellerophontoidea, Macluritoidea, Euomphaloidea. Journal of Paleontology 68(3):473-486

Belongs to Teiichispira according to P. J. Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Teiichispira affinis, Teiichispira cornucopiae, Teiichispira emmonsi, Teiichispira nanus, Teiichispira odenvillensis, Teiichispira ponderosa, Teiichispira similis, Teiichispira tofangoense, Teiichispira zonata

Type specimen: USNM 473929, a shell. Its type locality is D9807 CO. Dobbin Summit, which is in a Whiterockian open shallow subtidal limestone/siltstone in the Antelope Valley Formation of Nevada.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): width 22.0, shell 13.0 x 22.0