Brookula (Brookula)

Brookula benthicola, copyright Te Papa Tongarewa.

Belongs within: Skeneidae.

The type subgenus of the genus Brookula is a south Pacific group of minute gastropods with inflated, glassy shells bearing a blunt spire and spiral sculpture on the interspaces between ribs.

<==Brookula Iredale 1912 (Brookula) S98
    |–*B. (B.) stibarochila Iredale 1912 S98
    |–B. (B.) annectens Powell 1937 P61
    |–B. (B.) benthicola Dell 1956 P61
    |–B. (B.) contigua Powell 1940 P61
    |–B. (B.) endodonta Finlay 1924 F27
    |–B. (B.) fossilis Finlay 1924 [=B. (Aequispirella) fossilis] F27
    |–B. (B.) funiculata Finlay 1924 F27
    |–B. (B.) lincta Powell 1940 P61
    |–B. (B.) prognata Finlay 1927 P61
    `–B. (B.) pukeuriensis Finlay 1924 F27

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[F27] Finlay, H. J. 1927. A further commentary on New Zealand molluscan systematics. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 320–485.

[P61] Powell, A. W. B. 1961. Shells of New Zealand: An illustrated handbook 4th ed. Whitcombe and Tombs Limited: Christchurch.

[S98] Stilwell, J. D. 1998. Late Cretaceous Mollusca from the Chatham Islands, New Zealand. Alcheringa 22 (1): 29–85.

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