Pachystrophia balclatchiensis Longstaff 1924 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Holopeidae

Alternative combination: Lesueurilla balclatchiensis

Full reference: J. D. Longstaff. 1924. Descriptions of Gasteropoda, chiefly in Mrs. Robert Gray's collection, from the Ordovician and Lower Silurian of Girvan. Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London 80(4):408-446

Belongs to Pachystrophia according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Longstaff 1924

Sister taxa: Pachystrophia contiguus, Pachystrophia devexa, Pachystrophia dilatata, Pachystrophia gotlandicus, Pachystrophia helicoides, Pachystrophia inchoans, Pachystrophia inornatum, Pachystrophia lescarboti, Pachystrophia mullockensis, Pachystrophia orinini, Pachystrophia subuloidea, Pachystrophia triquestra, Pachystrophia tuba, Pachystrophia vortex

Type specimen: Its type locality is Balclatchie Farm, Ayrshire, Girvan, which is in a Burrellian carbonate limestone/conglomerate in the Balclatchie Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Balclatchie Farm, Ayrshire, Girvan

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