Prosoptychus sphaera Lindström 1884 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Alternative combination: Bellerophon sphaera

Full reference: G. Lindström. 1884. The Silurian Gastropoda and Pteropoda of Gotland. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingasr 19:1-250

Belongs to Prosoptychus according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Kurushin 1986, Lindström 1884, Peel and Wängberg-Eriksson 1979, Peel and Yochelson 1976 and Reed 1921

Sister taxa: Prosoptychus baccatus, Prosoptychus globulus, Prosoptychus plenus, Prosoptychus projectus, Prosoptychus rotunda, Prosoptychus sibiricus, Prosoptychus wenlockensis

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Norway (1 collection), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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