Zygopleura (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Zygopleuridae

Parent taxon: Zygopleurinae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Knight et al. 1960, Sepkoski 2002 and Wenz 1938

Sister taxa: Levipleura, Goniospira, Polygyrina, Teutonica

Subtaxa: Zygopleura (Allostrophia) Zygopleura (Xizangospira) Zygopleura angulata Zygopleura arctecostata Zygopleura benoisti Zygopleura brevis Zygopleura cylindrica Zygopleura dubia Zygopleura dubia Zygopleura etalensis Zygopleura geniculata Zygopleura goldbergi Zygopleura granietzensis Zygopleura haasi Zygopleura hybrida Zygopleura nitida Zygopleura numidis Zygopleura porulosa Zygopleura roessleri Zygopleura simplex Zygopleura spiralina Zygopleura swalloviana Zygopleura tunisiensis Zygopleura verrucosa Zygopleura walmstedti Zygopleura yunnanensis

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Paleocene to Eocene of Turkey (1 collection)

• Jurassic of Chile (1), Germany (2), Hungary (1), India (4), Israel (1), Italy (1), Luxembourg (1), New Zealand (2), Poland (1), Portugal (2), Spain (1), Tanzania (2), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Triassic of Austria (1), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (21), Colombia (2), Germany (1), Hungary (13), Iran (3), Italy (37), Oman (1), Peru (1), Slovakia (3), Switzerland (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (6: Alaska, Idaho, Utah)

• Permian of Germany (2), Indonesia (2), Tunisia (2), the United Kingdom (4), United States (2: Texas)

• Carboniferous of United States (9: Alaska, Kansas, Oklahoma)

Total: 139 collections including 172 occurrences

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