Eobucania Kobayashi 1955 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae

Full reference: T. Kobayashi. 1955. The Ordovician fossils from the McKay group in British Columbia, western Canada, with a note on the early Ordovician palaeogeography. Journal of the Faculty of Science, the Imperial University of Tokyo, Section 2 9(3):355-492

Parent taxon: Temnodiscinae according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Knight et al. 1960, Sepkoski 2002 and Wahlman 1992

Sister taxa: Cyrtolitina, Peelerophon, Peruniscus, Pharetrolites, Strepsodiscus, Temnodiscus

Subtaxa: Eobucania bohemica Eobucania mexicana Eobucania palinurus Eobucania pulchra Eobucania subovatus

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Type: Eobucania pulchra

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore


• Ordovician of Canada (2: Alberta, British Columbia collections), the Czech Republic (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: New York)

• Tremadoc of France (2), Mexico (2)

• Skullrockian of Canada (1: British Columbia)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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