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Holopella M'Coy 1851 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Holopellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58571

Full reference: F. M'Coy. 1851. On some new Silurian Mollusca. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, including Zoology, Botany, and Geology 77:45-63

Parent taxon: Holopellidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Aulacostrepsis, Australoxa, Clathronema, Cookiloxa, Heideckernema, Katoptychia, Knightia, Loxonema, Nodoloxonema, Perneratia, Stylonema, Tyrsoecus

Subtaxa: Holopella altera, Holopella communis, Holopella contraria, Holopella deleta, Holopella dextra, Holopella expandens, Holopella gracilior, Holopella jovialis, Holopella latispira, Holopella mira, Holopella modesta, Holopella parvula, Holopella regularis, Holopella tenera, Holopella teres, Holopella trimorpha

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Type: Holopella gracilior

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder