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Pseudoscalites Kittl 1892 (periwinkle)

Gastropoda - Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10357

Alternative spelling: Angularia (Pseudoscalites)

Full reference: E. Kittl. 1892. Die Gastropoden der Schichten von St. Cassian der südalpinen Trias. II. Theil. Annalen des Kaiserlich-Königlichen Naturhistorischen Hofmuseums 7:35-97

Parent taxon: Purpurinidae according to A. Nützel and D.H. Erwin 2004

Sister taxa: Angularia, Cimoliocentrum, Leviathania, Microschiza, Moerckeia, Ochetochilus, Parangularia, Protofusus, Purpurina, Purpuroidea, Tretospira, Werfenella

Subtaxa: Pseudoscalites armatus, Pseudoscalites elegantissimus

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Type: Pseudoscalites elegantissimus

Ecology: epifaunal grazer