Sinuites Koken 1896 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae

Alternative spelling: Bellerophon (Sinuites)

Synonyms: Discolites Emmons 1855, Protowarthia Ulrich and Scofield 1897

Full reference: E. Koken. 1896. Die Leitfossilien. Ein Handbuch für den Unterricht und für das Bestimmen von Versteinerungen 1-848

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

See also Knight 1941, Knight et al. 1960, Perner 1903, Sepkoski 2002 and Ulrich and Scofield 1897

Sister taxa: Branzovodiscus, Hispanosinuites, Modestospira, Selesinuites

Subtaxa: Sinuites (Sinuites) Sinuites ammonoides Sinuites anceps Sinuites angulatus Sinuites angustus Sinuites bilobatus Sinuites cancellatus Sinuites cordateformis Sinuites corpulentus Sinuites crypticus Sinuites destombesi Sinuites discoides Sinuites globularis Sinuites gracilis Sinuites granistriatus Sinuites hanusi Sinuites hispanicus Sinuites meignannensis Sinuites minutus Sinuites nanus Sinuites naviculoides Sinuites niger Sinuites nitens Sinuites obesa Sinuites pervoluta Sinuites planodorsatus Sinuites pseudocompressus Sinuites pusgillensis Sinuites quadratus Sinuites rectangularis Sinuites reticulatus Sinuites rotundata Sinuites rugulosus Sinuites semirugosus Sinuites separatus Sinuites soudleyensis Sinuites sowerbyi Sinuites subcompressa Sinuites subrectangularis Sinuites usitatus Sinuites vetustus

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Type: Bellerophon bilobatus

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of Canada (50: Nunavut, Ontario, Quebec, Québec collections), China (1), the Czech Republic (8), Estonia (8), France (7), Iran (1), Morocco (5), Norway (17), Peru (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (13), Sweden (8), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (25), United States (136: Illinois, Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin)

• Arenig of France (2)

Total: 284 collections including 319 occurrences

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