Knightella Longstaff 1933 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cerithimorpha - Orthonemidae

Synonym: Knightia Longstaff 1933 [replaced name]

Full reference: J. D. Longstaff. 1933. Note on a Carboniferous Genus. Geological Magazine 70(10):480-480

Parent taxon: Orthonemidae according to A. N├╝tzel and K. Bandel 2000

See also Knight 1941, Knight et al. 1960, Longstaff 1933, Longstaff 1933 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Carinanema, Donaldospira, Heshanietta, Hypergonia, Laschmaspira, Metorthonema, Microlampra, Ohiopupa, Palaeostylus, Spiromphalus

Subtaxa: Knightella gundyensis Knightella hydrobiformis Knightella irregularis Knightella regularis Knightella shumardiana

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Type: Knightia irregularis

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Poland (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Poland (1)

• Permian of China (1), Japan (1)

• Carboniferous of Australia (1), Morocco (1), the United Kingdom (2)

• Devonian of United States (1: Iowa)

Total: 9 collections including 10 occurrences

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