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Megalomphala Ulrich and Scofield 1897 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8347

Alternative spelling: Bellerophon (Megalomphala)

Full reference: E. O. Ulrich and W. H. Scofield. 1897. The Lower Silurian Gastropoda of Minnesota. The Paleontology of Minnesota 39(2):813-1081

Parent taxon: Bucaniinae according to J. S. Peel 1991

Sister taxa: Bucania, Bucaniides, Bucanopsina, Kokenospira, Loxobucania, Offleya, Phragmolites, Patellostium

Subtaxa: Megalomphala carinata, Megalomphala contorta, Megalomphala crassa, Megalomphala crassiuscula, Megalomphala cycloides, Megalomphala dawesi, Megalomphala gotlandica, Megalomphala latissima, Megalomphala marjorae, Megalomphala pinguis, Megalomphala planorbiformis, Megalomphala salpinx, Megalomphala septentrionale, Megalomphala taenia, Megalomphala wilfredi

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore