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Astralites Whiteaves 1892 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Pseudophoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8574

Full reference: J. F. Whiteaves. 1892. The fossils of the Devonian rocks of the islands, shores or immediate vicinity of Lakes Manitoba and Winnipegosis. Contributions to Canadian Palaeontology 1(1):255-359

Parent taxon: Pseudophoridae according to R. B. Blodgett et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Bergmadsenella, Decorospirinae, Devonoconica, Eotrochus, Gaspephorus, Kowalatrochus, Pagodea, Palaeonustus, Peelophorus, Petrochus, Protocalyptraea, Pseudophorinae, Pseudophorus, Pseudotectus, Sallya, Scalaetrochus, Shedhornia, Siluriphorus, Taemasotrochus, Yochelsonatia

Subtaxa: Astralites fimbriatus, Astralites gamblei, Astralites muelleri, Astralites sublimbatus

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Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder