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Palaeotrochus Hall 1879 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Palaeotrochidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9070

Alternative spelling: Trochus (Palaeotrochus)

Full reference: J. Hall. 1879. Containing descriptions of the Gasteropoda, Pteropoda, and Cephalopoda of the Upper Helderberg, Hamilton, Portage, and Chemung Groups. Natural History of New York, Paleontology 5(2):1-492

Parent taxon: Palaeotrochidae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Floyda, Turbonopsis, Westerna, Westwooditrochus

Subtaxa: Palaeotrochus kearnyi

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Type: Pleurotomaria kearnyi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder