†family Plagiothyridae Knight 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoina - Plagiothyridae

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

Parent taxon: Neritopsoidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Heidelberger and Koch 2005 and Knight et al. 1960

Sister taxa: Bandelopsis, Cortinellidae, Delphinulopsidae, Fedaiellidae, Neritopsidae, Palaeonaricidae, Pseudorthonychiidae, Scalaneritinidae, Titiscaniidae, Tricolnaticopsidae

Subtaxa: Dirachis Grabinopsis Littorinides Plagiothyra

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Type: Plagiothyra

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Ireland (1 collection), Japan (1)

• Devonian of Australia (2), Germany (11), Poland (3), the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 20 collections including 28 occurrences

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