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Compsonema Gordon and Yochelson 1983 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8696

Full reference: M., J.r. Gordon and E. L. Yochelson. 1983. A gastropod fauna from the Cravenoceras hesperium ammonoid zone (Upper Mississippian) in east-central Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 57(5):971-991

Parent taxon: Platyceratidae according to P. J. Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Barynema, Basiplanus, Brokenriveria, Cancellator, Cancelloplatyceras, Crossoceras, Cyclonema, Devononema, Euthyrhachis, Himantonia, Lotzia, Naticellina, Naticonema, Naticonoda, Natirhenia, Nonorios, Obscuropsis, Paffrathia, Palaeocapulus, Platyceras, Platyschisma, Ploconema, Praenatica, Pseudoplatyceras, Pseudorthonychiinae, Ptychospirina, Rhabdocantha, Spinyplatyceras, Spiranodus, Spironemella, Strophostylus, Strotostoma, Stuckenbergispira, Tachloconcha, Turbonellininae

Subtaxa: Compsonema fragile

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Type: Compsonema fragile

Ecology: passively mobile epifaunal coprophage