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Planotectus Yochelson 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Euomphalidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8488

Full reference: E. L. Yochelson. 1956. Permian Gastropoda of the southwestern United States. 1. Euomphalacea, Trochonematacea, Pesudophoracea, Anomphalacea, Craspedostomatacea, and Platyceratacea. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 110(3):173-276

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

Sister taxa: Acanthonema, Alaionema, Amphiscapha, Anisostoma, Araeonema, Austerum, Biformispira, Burdikinia, Centrifugus, Condonella, Cylicioscapha, Devonicornu, Discotropis, Eleutherospira, Elkoceras, Euomphalinae, Euomphalopsis, Euomphalopterinae, Euomphalus, Fletcherviewia, Goldfussoceras, Hippocampoides, Kiaeromphalus, Krasopea, Leptomphalus, Linsleyella, Nevadaspira, Nodeuomphalus, Novakopteron, Odontomariinae, Offleyotrochus, Pentagonodiscus, Phanerotinus, Pleuronotus, Poleumita, Polytropidae, Rhabdotocochlis, Rihamphalus, Saturnotropis, Schizostomatidae, Sinistrispira, Sinutropis, Straparollinae, Straparollus, Stusakia, Tongweispira, Tychobrahea, Weeksia, Spinicharybdiinae

Subtaxa: Planotectus cymbellatus

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Type: Planotectus cymbellatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder