Hyphantozyga Knight 1930 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Pseudozygopleuridae

Alternative spellings: Gamizyga (Hyphantozyga), Hemizyga (Hypantozyga), Hemizyga (Hyphantozyga), Ploceozyga (Hyphantozyga), Plocezyga (Hyphantozyga)

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: Pseudozygopleuridae according to A. V. Mazaev 2015

See also Hoare 1961, Hoare and Sturgeon 1980, Hoare and Sturgeon 1980, Knight 1930, Knight et al. 1960, Pan and Erwin 2002 and Sepkoski 2002

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

Subtaxa: Hyphantozyga fenestrata Hyphantozyga filicosta Hyphantozyga fusiforma Hyphantozyga gracilis Hyphantozyga grandis Hyphantozyga granifera Hyphantozyga knighti Hyphantozyga noinskyi Hyphantozyga perattenuata Hyphantozyga pulchra Hyphantozyga textilis Ploceozyga (Hyphantozyga) cancellata Ploceozyga (Hyphantozyga) matanensis

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Type: Hemizyga (Hyphantozyga) gracilis

Ecology: epifaunal


• Permian of China (2 collections), the Russian Federation (1)

• Virgilian of United States (1: West Virginia)

• Desmoinesian of United States (7: New Mexico, Ohio)

• Atokan of United States (1: Ohio)

• Carboniferous of United States (7: Missouri, Ohio)

• Devonian of Australia (1)

Total: 20 collections including 28 occurrences

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