†superfamily Palaeotrochoidea Knight 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina

Alternative spelling: Palaeotrochacea

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

Parent taxon: Euomphalina according to P. J. Wagner 2020

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Golikov and Starobogatov 1975, Jeffery 2003 and Knight et al. 1960

Sister taxa: Anomphaloidea, Bridegeites, Craspedostomatoidea, Ellisella, Euomphaloidea, Macluritoidea, Offlyeotrochus, Omphalotrochoidea, Ophiletoidea, Oriostomatoidea, Platyceratoidea, Pseudophoroidea, Raphistomatoidea, Triassocirrus

Subtaxa: Palaeotrochidae Paraturbinidae

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Type: Palaeotrochidae

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of France (4 collections), Trinidad and Tobago (1)

• Jurassic of Hungary (1)

• Triassic of Italy (1), Peru (16)

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

Total: 46 collections including 54 occurrences

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