Zygopleura arctecostata Münster 1841 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Zygopleuridae

Alternative combinations: Loxonema arctecostata, Loxonema arctecostatum, Turritella arctecostata

Synonyms: Melania rugosocostata Klipstein 1843, Melania tenuiplicata Klipstein 1843

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

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

See also Böhm 1895, Kittl 1894, Kittl 1899, Klipstein 1843, Münster 1841 and Pan 1977

Sister taxa: Zygopleura (Allostrophia), Zygopleura (Xizangospira), Zygopleura angulata, Zygopleura benoisti, Zygopleura brevis, Zygopleura dubia, Zygopleura dubia, Zygopleura etalensis, Zygopleura geniculata, Zygopleura goldbergi, Zygopleura granietzensis, Zygopleura haasi, Zygopleura hybrida, Zygopleura nitida, Zygopleura numidis, Zygopleura porulosa, Zygopleura simplex, Zygopleura swalloviana, Zygopleura tunisiensis, Zygopleura verrucosa, Zygopleura walmstedti, Zygopleura yunnanensis

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Triassic of Austria (1 collection), Bosnia and Herzegovina (1), China (12), Hungary (4), Italy (11)

Total: 29 collections each including a single occurrence

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