Peelerophon Yochelson 1982 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae

Full reference: E. L. Yochelson. 1982. Mollusques monoplacopheres et gastropodes. Brachiopodes (Articules) et Mollusques (Bivalves, Rostroconches, Monoplacophores, Gastropodes) de L'Ordovicien Inferieur (Tremadocien - Arenigien) de la Montagne Noire (France Meridionale) 51-63

Parent taxon: Temnodiscinae according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also HornĂ½ 1997 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Peelerophon hodites Peelerophon mergli Peelerophon oehlerti

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Type: Bellerophon oehlerti

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore


• Ordovician of Argentina (6 collections), Bolivia (1), China (1), France (7), Sweden (3)

• Klabava of the Czech Republic (1)

• Arenig of Argentina (1), Australia (1), Bolivia (1), France (2), United States (2: Nevada)

• Arenigian of United States (1: Utah)

Total: 27 collections including 28 occurrences

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