Phymatopleura Girty 1939 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae

Alternative spelling: Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura)

Synonym: Orestes Girty 1912 [replaced name]

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1939. Certain pleurotomariid gastropods from the Carboniferous of New Mexico and Texas. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 29(1):21-36

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

See also Girty 1939, Knight et al. 1960, Reed 1944 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Austroscalata, Baylea, Borestus, Callitomaria, Catazona, Discotomaria, Eirlysia, Euryalox, Eymarella, Fetaspira, Juvenispira, Lamellospira, Paragoniozona, Perakella, Termihabena, Trochotomaria

Subtaxa: Phymatopleura brazoensis Phymatopleura heteropleura Phymatopleura kattaensis Phymatopleura linkiana Phymatopleura nodosa Phymatopleura preclara Phymatopleura thyrrena Phymatopleura verneuili Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura) baccata Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura) paraliensis Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura) uchhaliensis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Permian of Italy (1 collection), Malaysia (1), Pakistan (11), Tunisia (1), the United Kingdom (11), United States (3: Kansas, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (4: Maryland, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Desmoinesian of United States (24: Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Illinois)

• Carboniferous of United States (23: Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Devonian of China (1)

Total: 81 collections including 83 occurrences

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