Zygites elegans Yin and Yochelson 1983 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Zygitidae

Full reference: H.-F. Yin and E. L. Yochelson. 1983. Middle Triassic Gastropoda from Qingyan, Guizhou Province, China: 1 - Pleurotomariacea and Murchisoniacea. Journal of Paleontology 57(1):162-187

Belongs to Zygites according to H.-F. Yin and E. L. Yochelson 1983

Sister taxa: Zygites delphinula, Zygites laevigatus, Zygites qingyanensis, Zygites rotundinodosus

Type specimen: GQ81047. Its type locality is Yinshanpo KC260a, Qingyan, which is in a Pelsonian/Illyrian marine shale/marl in the Qingyan Formation of China.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Yinshanpo KC260a, Qingyan

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