Leptozyga minuta Knight 1930 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cerithimorpha - Orthonemidae

Alternative combination: Pseudozygopleura (Leptozyga) minuta

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1930. The gastropods of the St. Louis, Missouri, Pennsylvanian outlier: the Pseudozygopleurinae. Journal of Paleontology Memoir 4(4):1-88

Belongs to Leptozyga according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Blodgett et al. 1999, Hoare and Sturgeon 1978, Hoare and Sturgeon 1981, Knight 1930 and Knight et al. 1960

Sister taxa: Leptozyga costata, Leptozyga venustus

Type specimen: YPM 12991, a shell. Its type locality is SL-1. Headwaters of Feefee Creek, north of Olive St. & west of Lindberg Blvd., 1.5 km northwest of Stratmann (Olivette), which is in a Moscovian marine shale in the Appanoose Formation of Missouri.

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Ohio collection)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Missouri, Ohio)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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