Hypomphalocirrus rugosus Linsley 1973 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Omphalocirridae

Full reference: R. M. Linsley. 1973. The Omphalocirridae: a new family of Palaeozoic Gastropoda which exhibits sexual dimorphism. Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria 39(1):33-54

Belongs to Hypomphalocirrus according to K.M. Schopf and P.J. Morris 1994

See also Blodgett 1992 and Linsley 1973

Sister taxa: Omphalocirrus beyeri, Omphalocirrus carnicus, Omphalocirrus goldfussi, Omphalocirrus grandis, Omphalocirrus hoegeri, Omphalocirrus kaukensis, Omphalocirrus kindlei, Omphalocirrus manitobensis, Omphalocirrus northi, Omphalocirrus pulcher, Omphalocirrus spinosus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of United States (9: Alaska, Michigan collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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