†family Palaeotrochidae Knight 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Palaeotrochidae

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1956. New families of Gastropoda. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 46(2):41-42

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

See also Knight 1956 and Knight et al. 1960

Sister taxon: Paraturbinidae

Subtaxa: Floyda Palaeotrochus Turbonopsis Westerna Westwooditrochus

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Type: Palaeotrochus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), Germany (1), United States (21: Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Maryland, Ohio)

Total: 23 collections including 28 occurrences

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