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Pletzachia Kollmann 2009 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 337313

Full reference: H. A. Kollmann. 2009. A Late Cretaceous Aporrhaidae-dominated gastropod assemblage from the Gosau Group of the Pletzach Alm near Kramsach (Tyrol, Austria). With an appendix on the taxonomy of Mesozoic Aporrhaidae and their position in the superfamily Stromboidea. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien. Serie A für Mineralogie und Petrographie, Geologie und Paläontologie, Anthropologie und Prähistorie 111(A):33-71

Parent taxon: Anchurinae according to H. A. Kollmann 2009

Sister taxa: Alarimella, Drepanocheilus, Helicaulax, Pseudanchura, Pugioptera

Subtaxa: Pletzachia furcata

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Type: Pletzachia furcata

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore