Floyda Webster 1905 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Palaeotrochidae

Alternative spelling: Floydia

Synonym: Scaliconus Spriestersbach 1942

Full reference: C. L. Webster. 1905. Description of a new genus and species of gastropod from the Hackberry group of Iowa (Floyda concentrica). Iowa Naturalist 1:39-40

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

See also Day 1987, Fenton and Fenton 1924 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Palaeotrochus, Turbonopsis, Westerna, Westwooditrochus

Subtaxa: Floyda concentrica Floyda obliqua

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Type: Floyda concentrica

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Devonian of Germany (1 collection), United States (10: Colorado, Iowa)

Total: 11 collections including 12 occurrences

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