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Dicroloma Gabb 1868 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9758

Alternative spelling: Pterocera (Dicroloma)

Synonyms: Alaria Morris and Lycett 1851 (no. 86549), Pterocera (Alaria) Morris and Lycett 1851 (no. 338270)

Parent taxon: Aporrhainae according to H. A. Kollmann 2009

Sister taxa: Aporrhais, Biculteriala, Diempterus, Monocuphus, Trilemna

Subtaxa: Alaria granulosa, Alaria jacobi, Alaria nodosa, Alaria tumida, Dicroloma armata, Dicroloma dumortieri, Dicroloma eudesii, Dicroloma zelandica, Pterocera (Alaria) rochatiana

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Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore