Devonozyga conicum Whidborne 1891 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Palaeozygopleuridae

Alternative combinations: Loxonema conica, Loxonema conicum

Full reference: G. F. Whidborne. 1891. A monograph of the Devonian fauna of the south of England. Volume I - Part III. The fauna of the limestones of Lummaton, Wolborough, Chircombe Bridge, and Chudleigh. Palaeontographical Society Monograph 44:155-250

Belongs to Devonozyga according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Bradfield 1999 and Whidborne 1891

Sister taxa: Devonozyga arduum, Devonozyga bandeli, Devonozyga diversicostata, Devonozyga multiplicata, Devonozyga perneri, Devonozyga scalariaeforme

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lummaton Quarries, West of St. Mary Church, Lummaton Parrish, Torquay, which is in a Givetian carbonate limestone in the Torquay Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder


• Devonian of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

• Silurian of the United Kingdom (2)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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