†family Pseudozygopleuridae Knight 1930 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae

Alternative spelling: Pseudozygopleurinae

Synonyms: Cyclozygidae Likharev 1970, Eoptychiidae Golikov and Starobogatov 1987, Stephanozygidae Golikov and Starobogatov 1987

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1930. The gastropods of the St. Louis, Missouri, Pennsylvanian outlier: the Pseudozygopleurinae. Journal of Paleontology Memoir 4(4):1-88

Parent taxon: Zygopleuroidea according to A. Nützel and C. Ketwetsuriya 2016

See also Bouchet et al. 2005, Golikov and Starobogatov 1975, Knight 1930, Knight et al. 1960, Kues 2002, Nützel 1998 and Ponder and Warén 1988

Sister taxa: Plicacerithium, Protorculidae

Subtaxa: Cyclozyga Eoptychia Gamizyga Helminthozyga Hemizyga Hyphantozyga Levizygopleura Microptychis Plocezyga Pseudoplocezyga Pseudozygopleura Stephanozyga

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Type: Pseudozygopleura

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Jurassic of Poland (1 collection)

• Triassic of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1)

• Permian of Chile (1), China (6), Greece (3), Malaysia (1), Pakistan (2), Peru (2), the Russian Federation (9), Thailand (1), United States (8: Arizona, Nevada, Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (13: Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas, West Virginia)

• Desmoinesian of United States (46: Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas)

• Atokan of United States (7: Kentucky, Ohio)

• Chesterian of United States (3: Illinois, Kentucky, Montana)

• Osagean of United States (1: Arizona)

• Carboniferous of Australia (3), Canada (1: Alberta), China (2), Egypt (1), Ireland (2), Japan (1), Poland (1), the United Kingdom (16), United States (34: Arizona, Arkansas, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, New mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming)

• Devonian of Australia (1), Germany (3), United States (1: Arizona)

Total: 171 collections including 577 occurrences

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