Prosoptychus wenlockensis Murchison 1839 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Alternative combinations: Bellerophon wenlockensis, Prosoptychus wenlockiensis

Belongs to Prosoptychus according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Baily 1875, de la Touche 1884, de Sowerby and Murchison 1839, Peel 1991, Pitcher 1939 and Reed 1921

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

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at Proetus concinnus-Warburgella stokesii Assemblage, Much Wenlock Limestone (Silurian of the United Kingdom)

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