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Hesperiella robertsi Yoo 1988 (snail)

Gastropoda - Eotomarioidea - Porcelliidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58657

Full reference: E. K. Yoo. 1988. Early Carboniferous Mollusca from Gundy, Upper Hunter, New South Wales. Records of the Australian Museum 40(3):233-264

Belongs to Hesperiella according to P. J. Wagner 2020

Sister taxa: Hesperiella canningensis, Hesperiella contraria, Hesperiella cyrtocostata, Hesperiella ebbighauseni, Hesperiella elongata, Hesperiella lahniensis, Hesperiella permianus, Hesperiella planorbis, Hesperiella thomsoni, Hesperiella wordensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Marohn Homestead. Yoo Loc. C34. 200 m northwest of Scone-Gundy road junction, which is in a Tournaisian marine mudstone in the Dangarfield Formation of Australia.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer