Ptychonema bussacensis Sharpe 1853 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Eotomariidae

Alternative combinations: Clathrospira bussacensis, Pleurotomaria bussacensis

Full reference: D. Sharpe. 1853. Descriptions of the new species of Zoophyta and Mollusca (appendix B to Ribeiro, Carlos, Carboniferous and Silurian formation of the neighborhood of Bussaco in Portugal). Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 9(1):143-158

Belongs to Ptychonema according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Gutiérrez-Marco et al. 1996, Gutiérrez-Marco et al. 1984, Horný 1997 and Sharpe 1853

Sister taxa: Ptychonema agyris, Ptychonema desiderata, Ptychonema marocanum, Ptychonema nigrum

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Dobrotivian of Spain (2 collections)

• Ordovician of Portugal (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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