Ptomatis Clarke 1899 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae

Synonym: Fuchsella Spriestersbach 1942 [replaced name]

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. J. Wagner 2017

See also HornĂ½ 1963, Knight et al. 1960, Sepkoski 2002 and Wahlman 1992

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

Subtaxa: Ptomatis africanoides Ptomatis moreirai Ptomatis patulus Ptomatis proteiforme Ptomatis rudis

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Osagean of United States (1: Ohio collection)

• Devonian of Brazil (8), South Africa (4), United States (10: New York, Pennsylvania)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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