Poleumita Clarke and Ruedemann 1903 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Euomphalidae

Invalid subtaxa: Polytropina Donald 1905 [objective synonym], Polytropis de Koninck 1881 [replaced name]

Full reference: J. M. Clarke and R. Ruedemann. 1903. Guelph fauna in the state of New York. New York State Museum Memoirs 5:1-100

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

See also Donald 1905, Knight et al. 1960, Linsley and Kier 1984, Morris and Cleevely 1981 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Acanthonema, Alaionema, Amphiscapha, Anisostoma, Araeonema, Austerum, Biformispira, Burdikinia, Centrifugus, Condonella, Cylicioscapha, Devonicornu, Discotropis, Eleutherospira, Elkoceras, Euomphalinae, Euomphalopsis, Euomphalopterinae, Euomphalus, Fletcherviewia, Goldfussoceras, Hippocampoides, Kiaeromphalus, Krasopea, Leptomphalus, Linsleyella, Nevadaspira, Nodeuomphalus, Novakopteron, Odontomariinae, Offleyotrochus, Pentagonodiscus, Phanerotinus, Planotectus, Pleuronotus, Polytropidae, Rhabdotocochlis, Rihamphalus, Saturnotropis, Schizostomatidae, Sinistrispira, Sinutropis, Straparollinae, Straparollus, Stusakia, Tongweispira, Tychobrahea, Weeksia, Spinicharybdiinae

Subtaxa: Poleumita alatum Poleumita anabarica Poleumita crenulata Poleumita discors Poleumita gyrans Poleumita haliburtoni Poleumita hudsonica Poleumita incarinatus Poleumita mashkovae Poleumita myeri Poleumita octavia Poleumita prosseri Poleumita rugosa Poleumita scamnata Poleumita semiplanus Poleumita subsulcatus Poleumita vernonensis Poleumita walmstedti Polytropis durhamensis

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Type: Euomphalus discors

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (2: Northwest Territories collections), Kazakhstan (2), Tajikistan (1)

• Silurian of Canada (5: Nunavut, Ontario), the Czech Republic (2), Estonia (1), Greenland (1), Mexico (2), Norway (4), Sweden (23), Ukraine (3), the United Kingdom (8), United States (10: California, Indiana, Iowa, New York, Ohio)

• Niagaran of United States (1: Indiana)

Total: 65 collections including 76 occurrences

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