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Parmophorus elongatus Lamarck 1802 (snail)

Gastropoda - Fissurelloidea - Fissurellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 350325

Alternative combination: Patella elongata

Synonym: Parmophorus laevis Blainville 1817 (taxon 351337)

Full reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1802. Premier mémoire. Mollusques testacées dont on trouve les dépouilles fossiles dans les environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 1:308-312

Belongs to Parmophorus according to G. P. Deshayes 1824

Sister taxa: Parmophorus angustus, Parmophorus pyramidalis

Type specimens:

  • Parmophorus elongatus: Its type locality is Grignon (Lamarck collection), which is in a Lutetian open shallow subtidal sandstone/sandstone in France
  • Parmophorus laevis:

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal grazer