Proplina rutfordi Webers et al. 1992 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Tryblidiida - Tryblidiidae

Full reference: G. F. Webers, J. Pojeta, and E.L. Yochelson. 1992. Cambrian Mollusca from the Minaret Formation, Ellsworth Mountains, West Antarctica. Geological Society of America Memoir 170:181-248

Belongs to Proplina according to P. J. Wagner 2020

See also Webers et al. 1992

Sister taxa: Proplina acutum, Proplina ampla, Proplina arcua, Proplina convexum, Proplina cornutaformis, Proplina corpulentum, Proplina elongata, Proplina extensum, Proplina grandis, Proplina inflatus, Proplina irvingi, Proplina loganensis, Proplina meramecensis, Proplina sibelius, Proplina suttoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is Feather Edge on NE side of Springer Peak, Heritage Range, which is in a Dresbachian perireef or subreef limestone in the Minaret Formation of Antarctica

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cambrian of Antarctica (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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