Plagiothyra purpurea d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoina - Plagiothyridae

Alternative combinations: Euchelus purpura, Littorina purpura, Monodonta purpura, Monodonta purpurea, Plagiothyra purpura

Full reference: E. J. A. d’Archiac and E.P. de Verneuil. 1842. On the fossils of the older deposits in the Rhenish Provinces, preceded by a general survey of the fauna of the Palaeozoic rocks, and followed by a tabular list of the organic remains of the Devonian system in Europe. Transactions of the Geological Society of London, Series 2 6(3):303-410

Belongs to Plagiothyra according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also d’Archiac and de Verneuil 1842, Frýda 1998, Frýda 2000, Goldfuss 1844, Heidelberger 2001, Heidelberger and Amler 2002, Kaufhold 1994, Kirchner 1915, Knight 1941, Koken 1896, Sandberger and Sandberger 1855 and Whidborne 1892

Sister taxa: Plagiothyra archon, Plagiothyra arietinus, Plagiothyra curlyjigga, Plagiothyra isekei, Plagiothyra multispiralis, Plagiothyra nobilis, Plagiothyra suborbicularis, Plagiothyra tubericosta

Ecology: epifaunal


• Devonian of Germany (6 collections), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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