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†family Pterothecidae Wenz 1938 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida

PaleoDB taxon number: 70868

Full reference: W. Wenz. 1938. Handbuch der Paläozoologie; Gastropoda. Handbuch der Paläozoologie

Parent taxon: Bellerophontoidea according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Bellerophontidae, Blodgettinotus, Bucanellidae, Bucaniidae, Cymbulariidae, Euphemitidae, Knightitidae, Plectonotidae, Sinuitidae, Temnodiscidae, Thoralispira, Yochelsoniidae

Subtaxa: Carinaropsinae, Pedasiolinae, Pterothecinae

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Type: Pterothecinae

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore