Original description of Rostellaria staminea by Conrad, 1855, p. 260:
- "Fusiform, spire elongated, subulate above; whorls fifteen; body whorl slightly concave with fine closely-arranged revolving lines, and obsolete longitudinal undulations; three upper whorls with curved longitudinal acute ribs; the remainder covered with a polished calcareous deposit, and excavated at the suture; body whorl angular on a line with the upper margin of the aperture; labrum thin; beak slightly curved."
Comment Conrad, 1855, p. 260
- "This species occurs in Claiborne in great abundance"
Locus typicus: Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Stratum typicum: Eocene
Types: Conrad, 1855 cited Conrad in Wailes, 1854, "R. staminea pl. XVI, fig. 9"
Rostellaria (young) Conrad in Wailes, 1854, pl. XVI, fig. 9
- Comment Wieneke: The caption of plate XVI, fig. 9 says "Morio Petersoni (Galeodia, of Link)", which is the correct caption for fig. 9 of plate XVII, whereas the caption of plate XVII, fig. 9: "Rostellaria (young)" is the correct one for plate XVI."
Calyptraphorus stamineus (Conrad, 1855); late Eocene; Louisiana, USA; t: 43 mm, bl: 44 mm, br: 36 mm; Coll. Aart Dekkers no. STR9154
Calyptraphorus sp.; Moodys Branch Formation, late Eocene; Jackson City, Mississippi, USA; t: 42 mm, b: 37 mm; Coll BM(NH)
- Conrad, 1855. Observations on the Eocene deposit of Jackson, Mississippi, with descriptions of thirty-four new species of shells and corals; Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia; p. 257-264; Fulltext
- Conrad in Wailes, 1854. Report on the Agriculture and Geology of Mississppi. p. 289; Fulltext