Megalomphala gotlandica Peel 1991 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Full reference: J. S. Peel. 1991. Salpingostomatiform and related bellerophontacean gastropods from Greenland and the Baltic region. Grønlands Geologiske Undersøgelse Bulletin 161:67-116

Belongs to Megalomphala according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Ebbestad 1999 and Peel 1991

Sister taxa: Megalomphala carinata, Megalomphala contorta, Megalomphala crassa, Megalomphala crassiuscula, Megalomphala cycloides, Megalomphala dawesi, Megalomphala latissima, Megalomphala marjorae, Megalomphala pinguis, Megalomphala planorbiformis, Megalomphala salpinx, Megalomphala septentrionale, Megalomphala taenia, Megalomphala wilfredi

Type specimen: Mo 26976, a shell. Its type locality is Mannagårda, near Lye, which is in a Ludfordian carbonate limestone in the Hemse Formation of Sweden.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Silurian of Sweden (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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