Plectonotus Clarke 1899 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae

Alternative spellings: Bellerophon (Plectonotus), Bucanella (Plectonotus)

Full reference: J. M. Clarke. 1899. Molluscos devonianos do Estado do ParĂº, Brazil. Archivos do Museu Nacional do Rio de Janeiro 10(1):49-174

Parent taxon: Plectonotinae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

See also Boucot and Yochelson 1966, HornĂ½ 1963, Knight et al. 1960, Koken and Perner 1925, Sepkoski 2002, Wahlman 1992 and Williams and Breger 1916

Sister taxa: Atlantophon, Boucotonotus, Ptomatis, Tetranota, Tritonophon

Subtaxa: Plectonotus (Plectonotoides) Plectonotus (Plectonotus) Plectonotus derbyi Plectonotus dereimsi Plectonotus hapsideus Plectonotus laticarinata Plectonotus quadrilobatus Plectonotus raricostatus Plectonotus rectangularis Plectonotus reissi Plectonotus salteri

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Type: Plectonotus derbyi

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of Algeria (1 collection), Antarctica (3), Brazil (19), Canada (1: Quebec), France (1), Ghana (1), Libya (1), Saudi Arabia (1), South Africa (9), United States (6: Florida, Maine, Michigan), Uruguay (1)

• Silurian of Argentina (2), Brazil (2), Canada (4: Nova Scotia, Ontario), France (1), Peru (1), Sweden (3), the United Kingdom (6), United States (6: Maryland, New York, Ohio)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (5: Maryland, New York, Virginia)

Total: 76 collections including 81 occurrences

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