Chesterian (Upper Mississippian) Gastropoda of the Illinois basin


Chesterian (Upper Mississippian) Gastropoda of the Illinois basin

Title Variants

Alternative: Chesterian Gastropoda

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Series: Fieldiana, Geology, v. 34

Series: Publication (Field Museum of Natural History), 1179


Myint Lwin Thein.

Nitecki, Matthew H. , joint author.




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Publication info

Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History, 1974


"February 28, 1974."

"This volume is dedicated in gratitude and respect to our friend and teacher, Professor J. Marvin Weller, geologist, stratigrapher, and paleontologist on the occasion of his 75th birthday."

Chester gastropods from southern Illinois, eastern Missouri, and north-western Kentucky are described. The method used in discriminating the immature from adult individuals is explained. Fifty-three named species, 20 indetermined species and four variants are described. Four new genera are as follows: Yochelsonospira, Wellergyi, Kinkaidia, Globozyga. -- Thirty-eight new species are as follows: Bellerophon (Bellerophon) claxtonensis -- B. (B.) menardensis -- Knightites (Cymatospira) welleri -- Patellilabia chesterensis -- Straparollus (Euomphalus) illinoisensis -- Trepospira (Trepospira) chesterensis -- T. (Angyomphalus) kentuckiensis -- Balyea okawensis -- Euconospira sturgeoni -- Neilsonia welleri -- Wellergyi chesterensis -- Yochelsonospira pagoda -- Gosseletina johnsoni -- Porcellia chesterensis -- Glyptotomaria (Dictyotomaria) yochelsoni -- Phymatopleura nyi -- Kinkaidia cancellata -- Strophostylus chesterensis -- Naticopsis (Naticopsis) mariona -- Aclisina golconda -- A. marvinwelleri -- Stegocoelia (Stegocoelia) kentuckiensis -- S. (Stegocoelia) okawensis -- S. (Hypergonia) baldwinensis -- Platyzona americana -- Eotrochus marigoldensis -- Paleozygopleura venusta -- P. welleri -- Bulimorpha minor -- Leptoptygma golconda -- Globozyga tenuistriata -- Meekospira bambooformis -- M. batteni -- M. evansvillensis -- M. mississippiensis -- Donaldina marigoldensis -- D. americana -- D. zadoe.

Fieldiana series has been published as Geological Series by Field Columbian Museum (1895-1909) and Field Museum of Natural History (1909-1943), and as Fieldiana: Geology by Chicago Natural History Museum (1945-1966) and Field Museum of Natural History (1966-).


Gastropoda, Fossil , Illinois , Kentucky , Mississippian , Paleontology

Call Number

QE1 .F4 vol. 34


564/.3/097739, 550/.8 s




DOI: https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.3318
LCCN: 73090974
OCLC: 922522


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