Schizopea Butts 1926 (snail)

Gastropoda - Eogastropoda - Sinuopeidae

Synonyms: Dirhachopea Ulrich et al. 1931, Rhachopea Ulrich et al. 1931

Full reference: C. Butts. 1926. The Paleozoic rocks. Geological Survey Alabama, Special Report 14:41-230

Parent taxon: Sinuopeidae according to P. J. Wagner 1999

See also Knight et al. 1960, Morris and Cleevely 1981 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Euconia, Gasconadia, Naticasinus, Platyschismatinae, Sinuopeinae

Subtaxa: Rhachopea washburnensis Schizopea abrupta Schizopea dubia Schizopea elevata Schizopea grandis Schizopea normalis Schizopea primordialis Schizopea subrotunda Schizopea transitans Schizopea typica Schizopea wanwanensis Schizopea wanwankouensis Schizopea washburnei

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Type: Schizopea washburnenei

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Ordovician to Cambrian of United States (2: New York collections)

• Ordovician of South Korea (1), United States (9: Missouri, Montana, New York, Tennessee, Texas)

• Arenig of United States (1: Montana)

• Cambrian to Ordovician of United States (1: New York)

• Cambrian of United States (14: Alabama, Missouri, New York, Wisconsin)

Total: 28 collections including 35 occurrences

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