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Palaeotrochus

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Palaeotrochidae

Taxonomy
Palaeotrochus was named by Hall (1879) [Sepkoski's age data: D Sieg D Emsi Sepkoski's reference number: 362,797]. Its type is Pleurotomaria kearnyi. It is the type genus of Palaeotrochidae.

It was reranked as Trochus (Palaeotrochus) by Clarke (1885).

It was assigned to Trochus by Clarke (1885); to Archaeogastropoda by Sepkoski (2002); and to Palaeotrochidae by Knight et al. (1960) and Bouchet et al. (2005).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1879Palaeotrochus Hall
1885Trochus (Palaeotrochus) Clarke p. 55
1960Palaeotrochus Knight et al. p. 302
2002Palaeotrochus Sepkoski
2005Palaeotrochus Bouchet et al. pp. 124, 246

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
superphylumLophotrochozoa
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropoda
subclassEogastropoda
orderEuomphalina
superfamilyPalaeotrochoidea()
familyPalaeotrochidae
genusPalaeotrochus

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. †Palaeotrochus Hall 1879
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Palaeotrochus kearnyi Hall 1861
Palaeotrochus kennettensis Stauffer 1930
Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: aragonitec
Locomotion: stationaryo
Life habit: epifaunalo
Diet: suspension feedero
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2009-09-21 10:48:31
Modified: 2009-09-21 12:48:31
Source: o = order, c = class
References: Kiessling 2004, Bambach et al. 2007

Age range: Eifelian or 393.30000 to 387.70000 Ma

Collections: one only


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Eifelian393.3 - 387.7USA (Ohio) P. kearneyi (104938)