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Prosoptychus rotunda

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Taxonomy
Cymbularia rotunda was named by Perner (1903) [Cymbularia rotunda Barrande in Perner 1903]. It is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Tobolka near Konêprusy, which is in a Gorstian carbonate limestone in the Kopanina Formation of the Czech Republic.

It was recombined as Prosoptychus rotunda by Horný (1963) and Wagner (2023).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1903Cymbularia rotunda Perner pp. 154 - 155 figs. txt. f. 108; pl. 86 f. 14-17
1963Prosoptychus rotunda Horný pp. 135 - 136 figs. pl. 33 f. 7-8; pl. 34 f. 2-3
2023Prosoptychus rotunda Wagner p. 330

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
classGastropoda
RankNameAuthor
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
suborderBellerophontina
superfamilyBellerophontoidea()
familyBellerophontidae
subfamilyCymbulariinae
genusProsoptychus()
speciesrotunda()

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.

Prosoptychus rotunda Perner 1903
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Composition 2: low Mg calciteo
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Locomotion: slow-movingf
Life habit: low-level epifaunalf
Diet: detritivoref
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-06-11 14:40:27
Modified: 2009-10-11 13:36:14
Source: f = family, o = order, c = class
References: Hendy 2009, Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Gorstian to the top of the Pragian or 427.40000 to 407.60000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Czech Republic (Praha) Cymbularia rotunda (155418)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Australia (Victoria) Prosoptychus sp. (75683)