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Loxoplocus Fischer 1885 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8945

Synonyms: Eoworthenia Frýda 1998 (no. 70988), Kiviasukkaan Peel 1975 (no. 8898)

Full reference: P. Fischer. 1885. Manuel de conchyliologie et de paléontologie conchyliologique, ou histoire naturelle des molluscques vivants et fossiles. Fasc. VIII 1-1369

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

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

Subtaxa: Loxoplocus gothlandicus, Loxoplocus hyacinthensis, Loxoplocus nelsonae, Loxoplocus sedgwicki, Loxoplocus silurica, Loxoplocus soluta, Loxoplocus vermetus

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Type: Murchisonia tropidophora

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder