Palaeocapulus Grabau and Shimer 1909 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

Full reference: A. W. Grabau and H. W. Shimer. 1909. North American index fossils, invertebrates 1-909

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

See also Bouchet et al. 2005 and Knight et al. 1960

Sister taxa: Barynema, Basiplanus, Brokenriveria, Cancellator, Cancelloplatyceras, Compsonema, Crossoceras, Cyclonema, Devononema, Euthyrhachis, Himantonia, Lotzia, Naticellina, Naticonema, Naticonoda, Natirhenia, Nonorios, Obscuropsis, Paffrathia, Platyceras, Platyschisma, Ploconema, Praenatica, Pseudoplatyceras, Pseudorthonychiinae, Ptychospirina, Radvanospira, Rhabdocantha, Spinyplatyceras, Spiranodus, Spironemella, Strophostylus, Strotostoma, Stuckenbergispira, Tachloconcha, Turbonellininae

Subtaxa: Palaeocapulus acutirostre Palaeocapulus equilateralis Palaeocapulus morsei Palaeocapulus piso Palaeocapulus trigonus Palaeocapulus undata

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Ecology: passively mobile epifaunal coprophage

Distribution:

• Permian of Indonesia (1 collection)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Ohio)

• Osagean of United States (4: Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio)

• Carboniferous of China (1), United States (22: Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Nevada, Oklahoma)

• Mississippian of United States (2: Arizona, New York)

• Devonian of China (1), Germany (1)

Total: 34 collections including 40 occurrences

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