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Scalaetrochus Etheridge, Jr. 1890 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Pseudophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9225

Alternative spelling: Trochus (Scalaetrochus)

Full reference: R. Etheridge, Jr. 1890. Descriptions of the Upper Silurian fossils from the Lilydale Limestone, Upper Yarra District, Victoria. Records of the Australian Museum 14:60-67

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

Sister taxa: Astralites, Bergmadsenella, Decorospirinae, Devonoconica, Eotrochus, Gaspephorus, Kowalatrochus, Pagodea, Palaeonustus, Peelophorus, Petrochus, Protocalyptraea, Pseudophorinae, Pseudophorus, Pseudotectus, Sallya, Shedhornia, Siluriphorus, Taemasotrochus, Yochelsonatia

Subtaxa: Scalaetrochus fragosus, Scalaetrochus lindstroemi, Scalaetrochus sinensis, Scalaetrochus stachei, Scalaetrochus subalatus, Scalaetrochus tectiformis, Scalaetrochus vilis

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Type: Scalaetrochus lindstroemi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder