Megalomphala pinguis Koken and Perner 1925 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Alternative combinations: Conradella pinguis, Phragmolites pinguis

Full reference: E. Koken and J. Perner. 1925. Die Gastropoden des baltischen Untersilurs 1-324

Belongs to Megalomphala according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Ebbestad 1999, Koken and Perner 1925, Peel 1991 and Yochelson 1963

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

Type specimen: Its type locality is Vestre Svartøy, Lake Tyrifjorden, which is in a Pirgu carbonate limestone/shale in the Bønsnes Formation of Norway

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Ordovician of Norway (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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