Tritonophon kivitalonae Peel 1974 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae

Full reference: J. S. Peel. 1974. Systematics, ontogeny and functional morphology of Silurian trilobed bellerophontacean gastropods. Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 23:231-264

Belongs to Tritonophon according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Ebbestad et al. 2008, Peel 1974 and Peel 1977

Sister taxa: Tritonophon bohemica, Tritonophon carina, Tritonophon peeli, Tritonophon subtrilobatus, Tritonophon trilobatus, Tritonophon trimetra

Type specimen: Its type locality is Twenhofel’s 1909 Coast Section, Arisaig Straits of Northumberland, which is in a Pridoli carbonate shale/limestone in the Stonehouse Formation of Canada.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at Twenhofel’s 1909 Coast Section, Arisaig. Straits of Northumberland

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