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Orecopia Knight 1945 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Omphalotrochidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8480

Full reference: J. B. Knight. 1945. Some new genera of Paleozoic Gastropoda. Journal of Paleontology 19(6):573-587

Parent taxon: Omphalotrochidae according to R. M. Linsley and W.M. Kier 1984

Sister taxa: Arastra, Archaeosphera, Babylonites, Bassotrochus, Cinclidonema, Coronopsis, Diploconula, Fujispira, Isfarispira, Labrocuspis, Omphalotrochus, Pseudomphalotrochus, Sylvestria, Trochonemopsis

Subtaxa: Orecopia circinatus, Orecopia cotei, Orecopia kadzielniae, Orecopia mccoyi, Orecopia murrayi, Orecopia priscum

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Type: Platyschisma mccoyi

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder