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Pharetrolites

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae

Taxonomy
Pharetrolites was named by Wenz (1938) [Sepkoski's age data: S Wenl D Emsi Sepkoski's reference number: 1,362,797]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Bucaniellidae by Knight et al. (1960); to Temnodiscinae by Horný (1963); to Cyclocyrtonellidae by Starobogatov (1970); and to Bellerophontida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1938Pharetrolites Wenz
1960Pharetrolites Knight et al. p. 175
1963Pharetrolites Horný
1970Pharetrolites Starobogatov p. 300
2002Pharetrolites Sepkoski

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropoda
orderBellerophontidaUlrich and Scofield 1897
superfamilyTropidodiscoidea
familyTropidodiscidae()
subfamilyTemnodiscinae
genusPharetrolites

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.

G. †Pharetrolites Wenz 1938
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Pharetrolites cristatus Perner 1903
Pharetrolites elegans Koken and Perner 1925
Pharetrolites murchisoni de Ferrusac and d'Orbigny 1840
Pharetrolites pharetra Lindström 1884
Pharetrolites tumidus Koken 1896
Pharetrolites vostokovae Rohr et al. 1979
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragoniteo
Composition 2: low Mg calciteo
Locomotion: slow-movingo
Life habit: low-level epifaunalo
Diet: detritivoreo
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2007-09-18 08:53:22
Modified: 2009-10-11 15:09:03
Source: o = order, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Homerian to the top of the Pragian or 430.50000 to 407.60000 Ma

Collections (14 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Wenlock433.4 - 427.4USA (Tennessee) P. sp. (26802)
Homerian430.5 - 427.4Czech Republic Temnodiscus cristatus (14053)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Czech Republic (Praha) Temnodiscus cristatus (58980)
Gorstian427.4 - 425.6Czech Republic Cyrtolites cristatus (155561)
Ludlow427.4 - 423.0Czech Republic Cyrtolites cristatus (144741)
Ludfordian425.6 - 423.0United Kingdom (England) Temnodiscus murchisoni (23103)
Ludfordian425.6 - 423.0Canada (Nova Scotia) P. murchisoni (3843)
Ludfordian425.6 - 423.0Czech Republic (Bohemia) Cyrtolites cristatus (104939)
Gedinnine416.0 - 412.3Kazakhstan (Karagandinskaya Oblast) P. sp., P. vostokovae (69187) P. vostokovae (69183 69184 69188 69191)
Pragian410.8 - 407.6Australia (Victoria) Temnodiscus n. sp., Temnodiscus sp. B (75683)