Phragmolites Conrad 1838 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

Synonym: Conradella Ulrich and Scofield 1897

Full reference: T. A. Conrad. 1838. Report on the palaeontological department of the survey. New York Geological Survey, Annual Report 2:107-119

Parent taxon: Bucaniinae according to J.O.R. Ebbestad 1999

See also Knight et al. 1960, Koken and Perner 1925, Peel 1991, Sepkoski 2002, Ulrich and Scofield 1897, Wagner 2023, Wahlman 1992 and Yochelson 1977

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

Subtaxa: Phragmolites bellulus Phragmolites cellulosus Phragmolites compressus Phragmolites desideratus Phragmolites dyeri Phragmolites elegans Phragmolites excavatus Phragmolites fimbriata Phragmolites girvanensis Phragmolites huoliensis Phragmolites hyperboreus Phragmolites imbricata Phragmolites lindstroemi Phragmolites multinotatus Phragmolites obliquus Phragmolites pannosus Phragmolites phaecus Phragmolites sladensis Phragmolites slawsoni Phragmolites suarezi Phragmolites triangularis

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Type: Phragmolites compressus

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Silurian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (1: Quebec)

• Ordovician of Canada (20: Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Québec), China (4), Greenland (1), Norway (5), the United Kingdom (3), United States (81: Georgia, Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, Wisconsin)

Total: 116 collections including 138 occurrences

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