Australonema Tassell 1980 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Oriostomatidae

Full reference: C. B. Tassell. 1980. Further gastropods from the Early Devonian Lilydale Limestone. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum 69:3-27

Parent taxon: Oriostomatidae according to P. J. Wagner 2020

See also Sepkoski 2002 and Tassell 1980

Sister taxa: Beraunia, Cyclospongia, Didymalgia, Dohmella, Gemininodosa, Hecetastoma, Lineata, Morphotropis, Omphalonema, Oriomphalus, Oriostoma, Tophicola, Tubogyra

Subtaxa: Australonema acuta Australonema australis Australonema blodgetti Australonema chico Australonema guillieri Australonema havliceki Australonema immersum Australonema iniquilineatum Australonema lilydalensis Australonema melbournensis Australonema parva Australonema persimile Australonema simpsoni Australonema varvarae Australonema wellingtonensis

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Type: Cyclonema australis

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Australia (15 collections), Austria (4), the Czech Republic (4), France (1), Germany (2), Morocco (4)

• Silurian of the Russian Federation (1), United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 32 collections including 39 occurrences

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