Acirsa (Hemiacirsa) americana Wade 1926 (wentletrap)

Gastropoda - Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae

Alternative combination: Proscala americana

Belongs to Acirsa (Hemiacirsa) according to N. F. Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Acirsa (Hemiacirsa) gracilior, Acirsa (Hemiacirsa) whitneyi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dave Weeks place, Coon Creek, which is in a Maastrichtian coastal sandstone in the Ripley Formation of Tennessee

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (6: Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, Tennessee, Texas collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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