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Frodospira Wagner 1999 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 57108

Full reference: P. J. Wagner. 1999. The utility of fossil data in phylogenetic analyses: a likelihood example using Ordovician-Silurian species of the Lophospiridae (Gastropoda: Murchisoniina). American Malacological Bulletin 15(1):1-31

Parent taxon: Lophospiridae according to P. J. Wagner 1999

Sister taxa: Arjamannia, Biarmeaspira, Donaldiella, Ectomaria, Gyronematinae, Hanusispira, Kawanamia, Longstaffia, Lophospira, Lophospirinae, Loxoplocus, Manzanospira, Paupospira, Platyworthenia, Ptychozone, Ruedemannia, Ruedemanniinae, Ruedemanninae, Triredimiculum, Worthenia, Yochelsonospira

Subtaxa: Frodospira cochleata, Frodospira imbricata, Frodospira munda, Frodospira tortuosa

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Type: Murchisonia imbricata

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder