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Groomodiscus Rohr and Yochelson 1990 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Tropidodiscidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8337

Full reference: D. M. Rohr and E. L. Yochelson. 1990. An unusual new Bellerophontacean Gastropod from the Ordovician (Whiterockian) of Nevada. Journal of Paleontology 64(6):956-960

Parent taxon: Tropidodiscidae according to D. M. Rohr and E. L. Yochelson 1990

Sister taxa: Kosorodiscus, Neimongolidiscus, Nylanderina, Sinuitina, Spirilira, Temnodiscinae, Tropidodiscus, Vorticina, Westraliadiscus, Zonidiscus

Subtaxa: Groomodiscus bouceki, Groomodiscus buccinoideum, Groomodiscus calcifer, Groomodiscus planulatus, Groomodiscus rossi

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore