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Patellostium Waagen 1880 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bucaniidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8356

Alternative spelling: Bellerophon (Patellostium)

Full reference: W. H. Waagen. 1880. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part II. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(2):73-183

Parent taxon: Grandostomatidae according to G.P. Wahlman 1992

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

Subtaxa: Bellerophon (Patellostium) revolvens, Patellostium branneri, Patellostium britannicum, Patellostium ourayensis, Patellostium witryanum

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Ecology: epifaunal detritivore