Pseudozygopleura gradatus Hoare and Sturgeon 1981 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Fasciolariidae

Alternative combinations: Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) gradatus, Pseudozygopleura gradata

Full reference: R. D. Hoare and M. T. Sturgeon. 1981. The Pennsylvanian gastropod Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) from the Appalachian Basin. Journal of Paleontology 55(3):571-585

Belongs to Pseudozygopleura according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hoare and Sturgeon 1981 and Kues and Batten 2001

Sister taxa: Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) belli, Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) eucharis, Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) obtusicacuminis, Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) terebrus, Pseudozygopleura (Hemizygoides), Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura), Pseudozygopleura acuminata, Pseudozygopleura angustata, Pseudozygopleura assertonsoris, Pseudozygopleura baltea, Pseudozygopleura cirritus, Pseudozygopleura condrai, Pseudozygopleura contractus, Pseudozygopleura croneisi, Pseudozygopleura deloi, Pseudozygopleura eximia, Pseudozygopleura funis, Pseudozygopleura girtyi, Pseudozygopleura irrugata, Pseudozygopleura kellettae, Pseudozygopleura knighti, Pseudozygopleura lanceolatus, Pseudozygopleura lefebvrei, Pseudozygopleura limus, Pseudozygopleura macra, Pseudozygopleura micra, Pseudozygopleura moorei, Pseudozygopleura mucronatus, Pseudozygopleura multicostata, Pseudozygopleura obtusicacuminis, Pseudozygopleura palus, Pseudozygopleura pandus, Pseudozygopleura perversa, Pseudozygopleura plebium, Pseudozygopleura plummeri, Pseudozygopleura pluricostata, Pseudozygopleura pugonis, Pseudozygopleura pulchra, Pseudozygopleura pupa, Pseudozygopleura rectus, Pseudozygopleura restis, Pseudozygopleura schucherti, Pseudozygopleura scitula, Pseudozygopleura scruposus, Pseudozygopleura semicostata, Pseudozygopleura sinuosior, Pseudozygopleura smithiana, Pseudozygopleura subclathrata, Pseudozygopleura subulatus, Pseudozygopleura tenuivirga, Pseudozygopleura variegata, Pseudozygopleura yandellana, Pyrgozyga marvinwelleri, Pseudozygopleura (Pyrgozyga) warthini

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (1: New Mexico collection)

• Carboniferous of United States (3: Ohio)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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