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†family Helicotomidae Wenz 1938 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina

PaleoDB taxon number: 113651

Alternative spelling: Helicotominae

Full reference: W. Wenz. 1938. Handbuch der Paläozoologie; Gastropoda. Handbuch der Paläozoologie

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

Sister taxa: Anomphalidae, Elasmonematidae, Euomphalidae, Holopeidae, Kitikamispira, Lesueurillidae, Microdomatidae, Neoplatyteichum, Nettersheimia, Omphalocirridae, Omphalocirrinae, Omphalotrochidae, Ornollus, Planitrochidae, Pseudophoridae, Rhenomphalus, Serpulospira, Tychobraheidae

Subtaxa: Amphelissa, Boucotspira, Boucotspira, Helicotoma, Lophonema, Ophiletina, Palaeomphalus, Paraviviana, Walcottoma, Yochelsoniella

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder