Orecopia Knight 1945 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Omphalotrochidae

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1945. Some new genera of Paleozoic Gastropoda. Journal of Paleontology 19(6):573-587

Parent taxon: Omphalotrochidae according to R. M. Linsley and W.M. Kier 1984

See also Knight et al. 1960, Morris and Cleevely 1981 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Arastra, Archaeosphera, Babylonites, Bassotrochus, Cinclidonema, Coronopsis, Fujispira, Labrocuspis, Omphalotrochus, Sylvestria, Trochonemopsis

Subtaxa: Orecopia circinatus Orecopia cotei Orecopia inopinata Orecopia kadzielniae Orecopia mccoyi Orecopia murrayi Orecopia priscum

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Permian of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Devonian of Australia (1), Canada (2: British columbia, Northwest Territories), Poland (4), United States (5: Alaska, California, Iowa, Nevada)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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