Hyphantozyga fenestrata Hoare and Sturgeon 1980 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae

Alternative combination: Gamizyga (Hyphantozyga) fenestrata

Full reference: R. D. Hoare and M. T. Sturgeon. 1980. The Pennsylvanian pseudozygopleurid gastropod genus Gamizyga n. gen. from Ohio and West Virginia. Journal of Paleontology 54(1):159-187

Belongs to Hyphantozyga according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hoare and Sturgeon 1980 and Kues and Batten 2001

Sister taxa: Hyphantozyga filicosta, Hyphantozyga fusiforma, Hyphantozyga gracilis, Hyphantozyga grandis, Hyphantozyga granifera, Hyphantozyga knighti, Hyphantozyga noinskyi, Hyphantozyga perattenuata, Hyphantozyga pulchra, Hyphantozyga textilis, Ploceozyga (Hyphantozyga) cancellata, Ploceozyga (Hyphantozyga) matanensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Pr-1. the abandoned quarry on the east side of U.S. 92, 1.1 km northeast of Dent, which is in a Virgilian shallow subtidal limestone/shale in the Glenshaw Formation of West Virginia.

Ecology: epifaunal


• Virgilian of United States (1: West Virginia collection)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: New Mexico)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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