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Pterotrachea Forskal 1775 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pterotracheoidea - Pterotracheidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 10373

NOTE: this is based on a living genus, but the fossils are reported only from the Jurassic. These almost certainly are not Pterotrachea, but just as long as we do not range them through to the present, then it should not matter too much.

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Synonym: Firola Bruguière 1791 (taxon 337240)

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

Sister taxon: Firoloida

Subtaxa: Pterotrachea ceratophagus

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Ecology: nektonic carnivore