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Levizygopleura trochus

Gastropoda - Pseudozygopleuridae

Taxonomy
Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) trochus was named by Knight (1930) [why is this now a clam?]. It is not a trace fossil. Its type locality is SL-1. Headwaters of Feefee Creek, north of Olive St. & west of Lindberg Blvd., 1.5 km northwest of Stratmann (Olivette), which is in a Moscovian marine shale in the Appanoose Formation of Missouri.

It was recombined as Eoptychia trochus by Hoare (1961) and Yochelson and Saunders (1967); it was recombined as Microptychis trochus by Kues and Batten (2001); it was recombined as Levizygopleura trochus by Bandel (2002) and Wagner (2017).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Pseudozygopleura (Pseudozygopleura) trochus Knight
1961Eoptychia trochus Hoare p. 164 figs. pl. 21 f. 2
1967Eoptychia trochus Yochelson and Saunders p. 70
2001Microptychis trochus Kues and Batten p. 81 figs. f. 15.18
2002Levizygopleura trochus Bandel p. 125 figs. 82 - 84
2017Levizygopleura trochus Wagner p. S5966

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassProsobranchiaMilne-Edwards 1848
superorderCaenogastropodaCox 1959
superfamilyZygopleuroidea
familyPseudozygopleuridae()
genusLevizygopleura
speciestrochus()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available