Euomphalopterus alatus Wahlenberg 1821 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Euomphalidae

Alternative combinations: Euomphalopterus (Pleuromphalus) alata, Pleurotomaria alata, Turbinites alatus

Full reference: G. Wahlenberg. 1821. Petrificata telluris svecanae examinata. Acta Soceitatis Regiae Scientarium 8:1-116

Belongs to Euomphalopterus according to P. J. Wagner 2020

See also Kurushin 1986, Lindström 1884, Linsley et al. 1978, Northrop 1939, Peel 1984, Peel 1986, Pitcher 1939, Roemer 1876, Rohr et al. 1981, Tassell 1982, Wagner 1999 and Wahlenberg 1821

Sister taxa: Euomphalopterus (Pleuromphalus), Euomphalopterus aliger, Euomphalopterus cirrhosa, Euomphalopterus gracilis, Euomphalopterus limatoidea, Euomphalopterus liratus, Euomphalopterus marklini, Euomphalopterus praetexta, Euomphalopterus recticosta, Euomphalopterus seductor, Euomphalopterus subcarinata, Euomphalopterus togata, Euomphalopterus undulans, Euomphalopterus valeria, Euomphalopterus velaris

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Silurian of Canada (3: New Brunswick, Nunavut collections), Ireland (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1), Sweden (12), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (1: Wisconsin)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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