†family Metoptomatidae Wenz 1938 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Archinacellida - Metoptomatidae

Full reference: W. Wenz. 1938. Handbuch der Paläozoologie; Gastropoda. Handbuch der Paläozoologie 1-240

Parent taxon: Archinacelloidea according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Horný 1963 and Knight et al. 1960

Sister taxa: Archaeopragidae, Archinacellidae, Damilinidae, Solandangella

Subtaxa: Calloconus Lepetopsis Metoptoma

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Type: Metoptoma

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Triassic of Hungary (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Permian of Cambodia (1), Canada (1: Alberta), China (2), Greece (1), Indonesia (1), Malaysia (1), United States (16: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (3: Illinois, Nevada)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Illinois)

• Carboniferous of Antarctica (1), Australia (2), Canada (1: Alberta), Ireland (2), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (5: Indiana, Kansas, Nevada, Texas)

• Devonian of Australia (1), Austria (1), Canada (2: Northwest Territories), the Czech Republic (1), South Africa (1)

• Ordovician of Canada (2: Quebec)

Total: 53 collections including 63 occurrences

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