Pseudoplagiothyra praecursor Clarke 1885 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoidea - Naticopsidae

Alternative combinations: Palaeotrochus praecursor, Trachydomia praecursor, Trochus (Palaeotrochus) praecursor

Full reference: J. M. Clarke. 1885. On the higher Devonian faunas of Ontario County, New York. United States Geological Survey Bulletin 16:1-121

Belongs to Pseudoplagiothyra according to P. J. Wagner 2022

See also Clarke 1885, Clarke 1904, Clarke and Swartz 1913, Cook et al. 2003, Frýda 2000, Vostokova 1961 and Webster 1906

Sister taxon: Pseudoplagiothyra armatus

Subtaxa: Trochus (Palaeotrochus) praecursor rockfordensis

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Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer


• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), United States (3: Iowa, New York)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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