Pseudozygopleura multicostata Meek and Worthen 1862 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae

Alternative combinations: Loxonema multicostata, Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) multicostata, Zygopleura multicostata

Full reference: F. B. Meek and A. H. Worthen. 1862. Description of new Paleozoic fossils from Illinois and Iowa. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 13:128-148

Belongs to Pseudozygopleura according to B. S. Kues and R. L. Batten 2001

See also Girty 1915, Hoare and Sturgeon 1985, Meek and Worthen 1862 and Meek and Worthen 1866

Sister taxa: Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) belli, Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) eucharis, Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) obtusicacuminis, Palaeostylus (Pseudozygopleura) terebrus, Pseudozygopleura (Hemizygoides), Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura), Pseudozygopleura acuminata, Pseudozygopleura angustata, Pseudozygopleura assertonsoris, Pseudozygopleura baltea, Pseudozygopleura cirritus, Pseudozygopleura condrai, Pseudozygopleura contractus, Pseudozygopleura croneisi, Pseudozygopleura deloi, Pseudozygopleura eximia, Pseudozygopleura funis, Pseudozygopleura girtyi, Pseudozygopleura gradatus, Pseudozygopleura irrugata, Pseudozygopleura kellettae, Pseudozygopleura knighti, Pseudozygopleura lanceolatus, Pseudozygopleura lefebvrei, Pseudozygopleura limus, Pseudozygopleura macra, Pseudozygopleura micra, Pseudozygopleura moorei, Pseudozygopleura mucronatus, Pseudozygopleura obtusicacuminis, Pseudozygopleura palus, Pseudozygopleura pandus, Pseudozygopleura perversa, Pseudozygopleura plebium, Pseudozygopleura plummeri, Pseudozygopleura pluricostata, Pseudozygopleura pugonis, Pseudozygopleura pulchra, Pseudozygopleura pupa, Pseudozygopleura rectus, Pseudozygopleura restis, Pseudozygopleura schucherti, Pseudozygopleura scitula, Pseudozygopleura scruposus, Pseudozygopleura semicostata, Pseudozygopleura sinuosior, Pseudozygopleura smithiana, Pseudozygopleura subclathrata, Pseudozygopleura subulatus, Pseudozygopleura tenuivirga, Pseudozygopleura variegata, Pseudozygopleura yandellana, Pyrgozyga marvinwelleri, Pseudozygopleura (Pyrgozyga) warthini

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Virgilian of United States (1: West Virginia collection)

• Desmoinesian of United States (4: New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Oklahoma)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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