Pseudozygopleura scitula Meek and Worthen 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae

Alternative combinations: Loxonema scitula, Loxonema scitulum, Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) scitula

Synonyms: Loxonema rugosa Meek and Worthen 1860, Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) affinis Girty 1915, Zygopleura affinis Girty 1915, Zygopleura rugosa Meek and Worthen 1860

Full reference: F. B. Meek and A. H. Worthen. 1860. Description of new Carboniferous fossils from Illinois and other western states. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12:447-472

Belongs to Pseudozygopleura according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Girty 1915, Girty 1915, Hoare 1961, Hoare and Sturgeon 1985, Knight 1930, Kues and Batten 2001, Kulas and Batten 1997, Mark 1912, Meek and Worthen 1860, Meek and Worthen 1866, Schindel et al. 1982 and Yochelson and Saunders 1967

Sister taxa: Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) belli, Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) eucharis, Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) obtusicacuminis, Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) terebrus, Pseudozygopleura (Hemizygoides), Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura), Pseudozygopleura acuminata, Pseudozygopleura angustata, Pseudozygopleura assertonsoris, Pseudozygopleura baltea, Pseudozygopleura cirritus, Pseudozygopleura condrai, Pseudozygopleura contractus, Pseudozygopleura croneisi, Pseudozygopleura deloi, Pseudozygopleura eximia, Pseudozygopleura funis, Pseudozygopleura girtyi, Pseudozygopleura gradatus, Pseudozygopleura irrugata, Pseudozygopleura kellettae, Pseudozygopleura knighti, Pseudozygopleura lanceolatus, Pseudozygopleura lefebvrei, Pseudozygopleura limus, Pseudozygopleura macra, Pseudozygopleura micra, Pseudozygopleura moorei, Pseudozygopleura mucronatus, Pseudozygopleura multicostata, Pseudozygopleura obtusicacuminis, Pseudozygopleura palus, Pseudozygopleura pandus, Pseudozygopleura perversa, Pseudozygopleura plebium, Pseudozygopleura plummeri, Pseudozygopleura pluricostata, Pseudozygopleura pugonis, Pseudozygopleura pulchra, Pseudozygopleura pupa, Pseudozygopleura rectus, Pseudozygopleura restis, Pseudozygopleura schucherti, Pseudozygopleura scruposus, Pseudozygopleura semicostata, Pseudozygopleura sinuosior, Pseudozygopleura smithiana, Pseudozygopleura subclathrata, Pseudozygopleura subulatus, Pseudozygopleura tenuivirga, Pseudozygopleura variegata, Pseudozygopleura yandellana, Pyrgozyga marvinwelleri, Pseudozygopleura (Pyrgozyga) warthini

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Virgilian of United States (2: Ohio, West Virginia collections)

• Desmoinesian of United States (12: Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas)

• Atokan of United States (2: Kentucky, Ohio)

• Chesterian of United States (1: Montana)

• Carboniferous of United States (5: Missouri, Ohio, Texas)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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