Ptychomphalus Agassiz 1839 (snail)

Gastropoda - Ptychomphaloidea - Ptychomphalidae

Alternative spelling: Pleurotomaria (Ptychomphalus)

Parent taxon: Ptychomphalidae according to K. Bandel 2009

See also Knight et al. 1960, Licharew 1913, Sepkoski 2002 and Szabo 1980

Sister taxon: Ptychomphalina

Subtaxa: Pleurotomaria (Ptychomphalus) arcticiformis Ptychomphalus benedianus Ptychomphalus caepa Ptychomphalus conimorphus Ptychomphalus expansus Ptychomphalus neumayri Ptychomphalus palaeopsis Ptychomphalus protei Ptychomphalus rotellaeformis Ptychomphalus striatus Ptychomphalus theodorii Ptychomphalus tieni Ptychomphalus wehenkeli

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Jurassic of France (3 collections), Germany (5), Greenland (22), Hungary (4), Italy (1), Luxembourg (9), Spain (2), Turkey (1), the United Kingdom (7)

• Triassic of Chile (1), France (1), Italy (4), Turkey (1), United States (1: Idaho)

• Permian of Indonesia (1)

• Carboniferous of Belgium (1), the United Kingdom (7), United States (1: Utah)

Total: 72 collections including 85 occurrences

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