Gamizyga Hoare and Sturgeon 1980 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae

Alternative spelling: Plocezyga (Gamizyga)

Full reference: R. D. Hoare and M. T. Sturgeon. 1980. The Pennsylvanian pseudozygopleurid gastropod genus Gamizyga n. gen. from Ohio and West Virginia. Journal of Paleontology 54(1):159-187

Parent taxon: Pseudozygopleuridae according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Hoare and Sturgeon 1980, Hoare and Sturgeon 1980 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Cyclozyga, Eoptychia, Helminthozyga, Hemizyga, Hyphantozyga, Levizygopleura, Microptychis, Plocezyga, Pseudoplocezyga, Pseudozygopleura, Stephanozyga

Subtaxa: Gamizyga (Gamizyga) Gamizyga corpulentissima Gamizyga expansa Gamizyga girtyi Gamizyga morningstarae Gamizyga nitida

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Ecology: epifaunal

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (4: Ohio collections)

• Atokan of United States (3: Ohio)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Missouri)

Total: 8 collections including 11 occurrences

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