Prosoptychus globulus Lindström 1884 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Alternative combinations: Bellerophon globulus, Cymbularia globulus

Synonyms: Bellerophon (Prosoptychus) plebeius Perner 1903, Prosoptychus plebeius Perner 1903

Full reference: G. Lindström. 1884. The Silurian Gastropoda and Pteropoda of Gotland. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskaps-Akademiens Handlingasr 19:1-250

Belongs to Prosoptychus according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Horný 1963, Knight 1937, Knight 1941, Koken 1897, Koken and Perner 1925, Kurushin 1986, Lindström 1884 and Perner 1903

Sister taxa: Prosoptychus baccatus, Prosoptychus plenus, Prosoptychus projectus, Prosoptychus rotunda, Prosoptychus sibiricus, Prosoptychus sphaera, Prosoptychus wenlockensis

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of the Czech Republic (5 collections), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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