Tritonophon Öpik 1953 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Plectonotidae

Alternative spelling: Kokenospira (Tritonophon)

Full reference: A. A. Öpik. 1953. Lower Silurian fossils from the "Illaenus band" Heathcote, Victorai. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of Victoria 19:1-42

Parent taxon: Plectonotinae according to J. O. R. Ebbestad et al. 2008

See also Öpik 1953, Peel 1974, Sepkoski 2002 and Wahlman 1992

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

Subtaxa: Tritonophon bohemica Tritonophon carina Tritonophon kivitalonae Tritonophon peeli Tritonophon subtrilobatus Tritonophon trilobatus Tritonophon trimetra

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Type: Nylanderina goldringae

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore


• Silurian of Australia (1 collection), Canada (1: Nova Scotia), Jordan (4), the United Kingdom (1), United States (2: New York)

• Letna of the Czech Republic (1)

• Ordovician of the Czech Republic (4), Iran (2), Morocco (1), Sweden (6), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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