Stylonema Perner 1907 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Loxonematidae

Alternative spelling: Loxonema (Stylonema)

Full reference: J. Perner. 1907. Gastéropodes, Tome 2: Pleurotomaridae et Murchisonidae 1-380

Parent taxon: Loxonematidae according to J. B. Knight et al. 1960

See also Perner 1907 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aulacostrepsis, Australoxa, Clathronema, Cookiloxa, Heideckernema, Katoptychia, Loxonema, Nodoloxonema, Omospirinae, Perneratia, Tyrsoecus, Holopella

Subtaxa: Stylonema absoluta Stylonema arachne Stylonema commutatum Stylonema dilatata Stylonema domesticum Stylonema domina Stylonema hennahiana Stylonema innotatum Stylonema mater Stylonema modestum Stylonema oppositum Stylonema parvula Stylonema peramplum Stylonema placidum Stylonema potens Stylonema rennoni Stylonema robusta Stylonema solitarium Stylonema styloideum Stylonema transiens Stylonema trochleatum

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Type: Loxonema (Stylonema) potens

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (10 collections), Austria (4), the Czech Republic (2), Germany (1), Kazakhstan (8), the United Kingdom (5), United States (4: Nevada, New York, Ohio)

• Silurian of Austria (1), the Czech Republic (3), United States (3: California, Iowa)

Total: 41 collections including 63 occurrences

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