Megalomphala contorta d'Eichwald 1856 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Alternative combinations: Bellerophon contorta, Bucania contorta

Full reference: E. d'Eichwald. 1856. Beitrag zur geographischen Verbreitung der fossilen Tiere Russlands. Alte Periode. Bulletin of the Society of Naturalists, Moscow 29:555-608

Belongs to Megalomphala according to P. J. Wagner 2023

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

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Ordovician of Estonia (1 collection), United States (3: California)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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