Palaeotrochus Hall 1879 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Palaeotrochidae

Alternative spelling: Trochus (Palaeotrochus)

Full reference: J. Hall. 1879. Containing descriptions of the Gasteropoda, Pteropoda, and Cephalopoda of the Upper Helderberg, Hamilton, Portage, and Chemung Groups. Natural History of New York, Paleontology 5(2):1-492

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

See also Clarke 1885, Knight et al. 1960 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Floyda, Turbonopsis, Westerna, Westwooditrochus

Subtaxa: Palaeotrochus kearnyi Palaeotrochus kennettensis

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Type: Pleurotomaria kearnyi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Hor. 1 Zone E. Owen Station, along Hocking Valley Railroad (Devonian of Ohio)

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