Loxisonia Batten 1985 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Murchisoniidae

Alternative spelling: Loxosonia

Full reference: R. L. Batten. 1985. Gastropods and chitons from Perak, Malaysia. Part 3: the murchisoniids, cerithiids, loxonematids, and subulitids. American Museum Novitates 2829:1-40

Parent taxon: Murchisoniidae according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Batten 1985, Frýda 2000 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Aclisina, Altadema, Anarconcha, Barroisocaulus, Bellazona, Biangularia, Brilonella, Cibecuia, Cyrtostropha, Devonocerithioides, Domiporta, Eohormotomina, Farewellia, Glyphodeta, Helicospira, Kaseiella, Leptorima, Lodanaria, Mesocoelia, Michelia, Micheliopsis, Micrentoma, Morania, Murchisonia, Parahormotomina, Protospira, Pseudoaclisina, Trypanocochlea, Vebericochlis, Vistilia, Vladanella, Wuxuanella

Subtaxa: Loxisonia hormotoma Loxisonia zygopleuroides

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Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at H.S. Lee Mine No. 8, Kinta Valley near Kampar (Permian of Malaysia)

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