Hyphantozyga pulchra Hoare and Sturgeon 1980 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae

Alternative combination: Gamizyga (Hyphantozyga) pulchra

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

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

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution: found only at Ty-3. 60 cm shale zone, immediately above limestone at mall abandoned borrow pi ( of Ohio)

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