Discotectus Favre 1913 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

Parent taxon: Trochinae according to T. Kase 1984

See also Knight et al. 1960 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alcyna, Calthalotia, Cantharidella, Cantharidini, Cantharidus, Clanculus, Eurytrochus, Fagnastesia, Infundibulum, Monodonta, Nanula, Notogibbula, Phasianotrochus, Plectotrochus, Pyramis, Tectus, Thoristella, Tosatrochus, Trochini, Phorculus, Timisia, Austrocochlea, Chlorodiloma, Diloma, Osilinus

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Austria (1 collection), France (1), Germany (2), Japan (4)

• Jurassic of Yemen (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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