Pharkidonotus Girty 1912 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Alternative spelling: Bellerophon (Pharkidonotus)

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1912. On some new genera and species of Pennsylvanian fossils from the Wewoka Formation of Oklahoma. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 21(2):119-156

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

See also Knight et al. 1960, N├╝tzel and Ketwetsuriya 2016 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aglaoglypta, Bellerophon, Bubovicus, Khumerspira, Kodymites, Liljevallospira, Praematuratropis, Ptychobellerophon, Semilukispira, Sphaerocyclus, Waagenella

Subtaxa: Pharkidonotus acutocarinatus Pharkidonotus altitropis Pharkidonotus breyeri Pharkidonotus harrodi Pharkidonotus khairliensis Pharkidonotus khaonoiensis Pharkidonotus labioreflexus Pharkidonotus megalius Pharkidonotus percarinatus Pharkidonotus westi

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Type: Bellerophon percarinatus

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Afghanistan (1 collection), Iran (2), Pakistan (8), Thailand (3), United States (8: Texas, Utah, Wyoming), Venezuela (1)

• Virgilian of United States (6: Illinois, Maryland, Nebraska, New Mexico, Ohio)

• Desmoinesian of United States (39: Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas)

• Carboniferous of China (1), Peru (1), United States (29: Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah)

Total: 99 collections including 101 occurrences

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