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Ptychospirina Perner 1907 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Platyceratidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9175

Synonym: Ptychospira Perner 1903 [replaced name] (taxon 72360)

Full reference: J. Perner. 1907. Gastéropodes, Tome 2: Pleurotomaridae et Murchisonidae 1-380

Parent taxon: Platyceratidae according to J. B. Knight et al. 1960

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

Subtaxa: Ptychospirina mima, Ptychospirina senaria, Ptychospirina varians

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Type: Ptychospira senaria

Ecology: passively mobile epifaunal coprophage