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Ptychosphaera Perner 1903 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8371

Full reference: J. Perner. 1903. Gastéropodes, Tome 1: Patellidae et Bellerophontidae 1-164

Parent taxon: Cymbulariinae according to R. J. Horný 1963

Sister taxa: Beyrichidiscus, Coelocyclus, Collina, Cymbularia, Joleaudella, Prosoptychus

Subtaxa: Ptychosphaera amplifalcata, Ptychosphaera carinata, Ptychosphaera constricta, Ptychosphaera convolutus, Ptychosphaera obesa, Ptychosphaera ouralicus, Ptychosphaera thalia

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Type: Ptychosphaera constricta

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore