Alaskozygopleura crassicostata Blodgett 1992 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae

Alternative combination: Alaskazygopleura crassicostata

Full reference: R. B. Blodgett. 1992. Taxonomy and paleobiogeographic affinities of an early Middle Devonian (Eifelian) Gastropod faunule from the Livengood Quadrangle, East-Central Alaska. Palaeontographica Abteilung A 221:125-168

Belongs to Alaskozygopleura according to P. J. Wagner 2020

See also Blodgett 1992 and Heidelberger and Bandel 1999

Sister taxa: Alaskozygopleura eifelia, Alaskozygopleura gracillium, Alaskozygopleura hainensis

Type specimen: USNM 417615, a shell

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at USNM Locality 38755- Cascaden Ridge, near Amy Dome, Livengood Quadrangle (Devonian of Alaska)

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