Levizygopleura trochus Knight 1930

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae

Alternative combinations: Eoptychia trochus, Microptychis trochus, Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) trochus

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1930. The gastropods of the St. Louis, Missouri, Pennsylvanian outlier: the Pseudozygopleurinae. Journal of Paleontology Memoir 4(4):1-88

Belongs to Levizygopleura according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Bandel 2002, Hoare 1961, Knight 1930, Kues and Batten 2001 and Yochelson and Saunders 1967

Sister taxa: Levizygopleura charma, Levizygopleura elegans, Levizygopleura gracilis, Levizygopleura inornata, Levizygopleura williamsi

Type specimen: Its type locality is SL-1. Headwaters of Feefee Creek, north of Olive St. & west of Lindberg Blvd., 1.5 km northwest of Stratmann (Olivette), which is in a Moscovian marine shale in the Appanoose Formation of Missouri.


• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Missouri, New Mexico collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Missouri)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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