Loxoplocus soluta Whiteaves 1884 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

Alternative combination: Murchisonia soluta

Synonyms: Loxoplocus tropidophora Whiteaves 1884, Murchisonia tropidophora Whiteaves 1884

Full reference: J. F. Whiteaves. 1884. On some new, imperfectly characterized or previously unrecorded species of fossils from the Guelph Formations of Ontario. Palaeozoic Fossils 3(1):1-43

Belongs to Loxoplocus according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Fischer 1885, Knight 1941, Wagner 1999 and Whiteaves 1884

Sister taxa: Loxoplocus gothlandicus, Loxoplocus hyacinthensis, Loxoplocus nelsonae, Loxoplocus sedgwicki, Loxoplocus silurica, Loxoplocus vermetus

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Silurian of Canada (4: Ontario collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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