Proplina Kobayashi 1933 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Tryblidiida - Tryblidiidae

Alternative spelling: Propilina

Full reference: T. Kobayashi. 1933. Faunal study of the Wanwanian (basal Ordovician) series with special notes on the Ribeiridae and the Ellesmereoceroids. Journal of the Faculty of Science Imperial University of Tokyo Section II Geology, Mineralogy, Geography, Seismology 3(7):249-328

Parent taxon: Tryblidiidae according to B. Runnegar and P.A. Jell 1976

See also Knight and Yochelson 1960, Kobayashi 1933, Sepkoski 2002, Starobogatov 1970, Stinchcomb 1986 and Stinchcomb and Angeli 2002

Sister taxa: Archaeophialinae, Archinacellina, Bipulvina, Drahomira, Drahomirinae, Kotysium, Litavina, Neopilininae, Peelipilina, Pentalina, Pragamira, Proplininae, Retipilina, Tryblidiinae, Tryblidium, Undicornu

Subtaxa: Proplina acutum Proplina ampla Proplina arcua Proplina convexum Proplina cornutaformis Proplina corpulentum Proplina elongata Proplina extensum Proplina grandis Proplina inflatus Proplina irvingi Proplina loganensis Proplina meramecensis Proplina rutfordi Proplina sibelius Proplina suttoni

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Whiterockian of United States (1: Nevada collection)

• Ordovician of Greenland (1), United States (10: Missouri, Nevada, Texas, Vermont)

• Cressagian of South Korea (1)

• Tremadoc of United States (3: Missouri)

• Cambrian of Antarctica (3), Australia (2), United States (12: Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, New York, Wisconsin)

Total: 33 collections including 39 occurrences

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