†family Palaeozygopleuridae Horný 1955 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae

Alternative spelling: Paleozygopleuridae

Full reference: R. J. Horný. 1955. Palaeozygopleuridae nov. fam. (Gastropoda) ze stredoceskeho devonu. Sbornik Ustredního Ústavuu Geologického oddíl Paleontologicky 21(1):17-74

Parent taxon: Loxonematoidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Golikov and Starobogatov 1975, Heidelberger and Bandel 1999, Knight et al. 1960, Mazaev 2015 and Ponder and Warén 1988

Sister taxa: Abyssochrysidae, Acrospira, Crassimarginatidae, Loxonematidae, Scoliostomatidae, Soleniscidae, Spirostylidae, Vetotuba, Zygopleuridae

Subtaxa: Alaskozygopleura Bohemozyga Bojozyga Cimrmaniela Devonozyga Hainanema Heteroloxonema Hornyzyga Kallispira Medfrazyga Palaeozygopleura Pragozyga Rhenozyga Sturgeonospira Urftia

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Japan (1 collection), the Russian Federation (1), Venezuela (1)

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: Ohio)

• Chesterian of United States (3: Illinois)

• Osagean of United States (2: Kentucky)

• Carboniferous of Australia (12), Ireland (1), Poland (2), the United Kingdom (7), United States (4: Iowa, Oklahoma)

• Devonian of Australia (10), the Czech Republic (24), France (4), Germany (12), Kyrgyzstan (1), Morocco (7), New Zealand (1), Poland (5), the Russian Federation (1), South Africa (6), the United Kingdom (4), United States (91: Alaska, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania)

• Silurian of the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 204 collections including 261 occurrences

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