Lepetopsis Whitfield 1882 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Archinacellida - Metoptomatidae

Full reference: R. P. Whitfield. 1882. Part III. Palaeontology. Geology of Wisconsin 4:163-363

Parent taxon: Metoptomatidae according to J. B. Knight et al. 1960

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Calloconus, Metoptoma, Palaeoscurria

Subtaxa: Lepetopsis capitanensis Lepetopsis chesterensis Lepetopsis franae Lepetopsis haworthi Lepetopsis levettei Lepetopsis peregrina Lepetopsis petricola Lepetopsis phillipsi Lepetopsis retrorsa Lepetopsis shuangjingziensis Lepetopsis taxiensis

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Type: Patella levettei

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Triassic of Hungary (1 collection), Italy (1)

• Permian of Canada (1: Alberta), China (2), Greece (1), Malaysia (1), United States (11: Arizona, New Mexico, Texas)

• Virgilian of United States (3: Illinois, Nevada)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Illinois)

• Carboniferous of Australia (2), Canada (1: Alberta), Ireland (2), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (3: Indiana, Kansas, Nevada)

Total: 35 collections including 38 occurrences

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