Levizygopleura williamsi Knight 1930 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae

Alternative combinations: Microptychis williamsi, Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) williamsi, Pseudozygopleura williamsi

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 Levizygopleura according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Bandel 2002, Batten 1995, Hoare and Sturgeon 1981, Knight 1930, Kues and Batten 2001, Kulas and Batten 1997 and Yochelson and Saunders 1967

Sister taxa: Levizygopleura charma, Levizygopleura elegans, Levizygopleura gracilis, Levizygopleura inornata, Levizygopleura trochus

Type specimen: 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:

• Virgilian of United States (1: New Mexico collection)

• Desmoinesian of United States (3: Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio)

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

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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