Francisciconcha Little et al. 2004 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Full reference: C. T. S. Little, T. Danelian, R. J. Herrington and R. M. Haymon. 2004. Early jurassic hydrothermal vent community from the Franciscan Complex, California. Journal of Paleontology 78(3):542-559

Parent taxon: Trochidae according to C. T. S. Little et al. 2004

Sister taxa: Aaleniella, Anticonulus, Antisolarium, Buckmanina, Calliostomatinae, Canthardinae, Chlorostoma, Chuelskia, Cirsostylus, Cittarium, Cochleochilus, Coeloconulus, Coralastele, Enida, Eocalliostoma, Eucyclinae, Gena, Granulifera, Halistylinae, Hybochelus, Karabolkia, Lirulariinae, Lithotrochus, Livona, Margarella, Margaritinae, Microgaza, Monodontinae, Norrisia, Parvitomella, Phorcus, Prothalotia, Serratotrochus, Solariconulus, Solariellinae, Stelzneria, Stomatellinae, Suavotrochus, Synaptocochlea, Thalotia, Trochaclididae, Trochaclis, Trochinae, Trochotectus, Trochus, Turcicula, Umboniinae, Vacekia, Eostomias, Stomatiinae

Subtaxa: Francisciconcha maslennikovi

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at San Rafael Mountains, Figueroa, Hydrothermal vent (Jurassic of California)

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