Patellostium Waagen 1880 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Alternative spelling: Bellerophon (Patellostium)

Full reference: W. H. Waagen. 1880. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part II. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(2):73-183

Parent taxon: Grandostomatidae according to G.P. Wahlman 1992

See also HornĂ½ 1963, Sepkoski 2002, Ulrich and Scofield 1897 and Williams and Breger 1916

Sister taxa: Bucania, Bucaniides, Bucanopsina, Kokenospira, Loxobucania, Megalomphala, Offleya, Phragmolites

Subtaxa: Bellerophon (Patellostium) revolvens Patellostium branneri Patellostium britannicum Patellostium ourayensis Patellostium witryanum

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Carboniferous of Belgium (1 collection), United States (3: Kentucky, Texas)

• Devonian of the United Kingdom (2), United States (1: Maine)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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