Orthonychia tortuosa Hall 1859 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cyrtoneritimorpha - Orthonychiidae

Alternative combinations: Platyceras (Orthonychia) tortuosum, Platyceras tortuosum

Full reference: J. Hall. 1859. Notes and observations upon the fossils of the Goniatite Limestone, in the Marcellus shale of the Hamilton group, and those of the Goniatite beds of Rockford, Indiana, with some analogous forms from the Hamilton Group proper. Annual report of the Regents of the University of the State of New York on the State Cabinet of Natural History and the Historical and Antiquarian collection annexed thereto 13:95-112

Belongs to Orthonychia according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Clarke 1908, Hall 1859 and Yochelson and Kříž 1974

Sister taxa: Orthonychia aculeata, Orthonychia acuta, Orthonychia baldwini, Orthonychia belli, Orthonychia bowsheri, Orthonychia campanulata, Orthonychia chesterense, Orthonychia concavum, Orthonychia conicum, Orthonychia conoidea, Orthonychia cornuforme, Orthonychia cornuta, Orthonychia costata, Orthonychia daschi, Orthonychia dentalium, Orthonychia dubium, Orthonychia egorovi, Orthonychia elegans, Orthonychia enorme, Orthonychia extensum, Orthonychia gracilis, Orthonychia herzeri, Orthonychia inequilaterale, Orthonychia infabricatus, Orthonychia jeffersonensis, Orthonychia marblecreekensis, Orthonychia mayesense, Orthonychia obliquesulcata, Orthonychia pajerensis, Orthonychia parva, Orthonychia parvulum, Orthonychia pentalvea, Orthonychia perplexum, Orthonychia prosseri, Orthonychia protei, Orthonychia puellaris, Orthonychia quadrangularis, Orthonychia rostratus, Orthonychia rotunda, Orthonychia sciotoensis, Orthonychia sileni, Orthonychia spinigerum, Orthonychia subrectum, Orthonychia talon, Orthonychia trigonale, Orthonychia trirotundolobatum, Orthonychia undulatum, Orthonychia unguiculata, Orthonychia ungula, Orthonychia variablis, Orthonychia vishtytica, Orthonychia vomerium, Orthonychia wanneri, Orthonychia waverlyensis, Platyceras (Orthonychia) aroostooki, Platyceras (Orthonychia) compressa, Platyceras (Orthonychia) compressum, Platyceras (Orthonychia) conoideum, Platyceras (Orthonychia) ivanovi, Platyceras (Orthonychia) occidens, Platyceras (Orthonychia) ungula

Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Devonian of Canada (2: Quebec collections), United States (1: West Virginia)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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