Pharetrolites Wenz 1938 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae

Full reference: W. Wenz. 1938. Handbuch der Paläozoologie; Gastropoda. Handbuch der Paläozoologie 1-240

Parent taxon: Temnodiscinae according to R. J. Horný 1963

See also Knight et al. 1960, Sepkoski 2002 and Starobogatov 1970

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

Subtaxa: Pharetrolites bambachi Pharetrolites cristatus Pharetrolites elegans Pharetrolites murchisoni Pharetrolites pharetra Pharetrolites tumidus Pharetrolites vostokovae

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore


• Devonian of Australia (1 collection), Kazakhstan (5)

• Silurian of Canada (1: Nova Scotia), the Czech Republic (5), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Tennessee)

Total: 14 collections including 18 occurrences

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