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Phymatopleura Girty 1939 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomarioidea - Phymatopleuridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 9104

Alternative spelling: Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura)

Synonym: Orestes Girty 1912 [replaced name] (taxon 72327)

Full reference: G. H. Girty. 1939. Certain pleurotomariid gastropods from the Carboniferous of New Mexico and Texas. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 29(1):21-36

Parent taxon: Phymatopleuridae according to P. Bouchet et al. 2005

Sister taxa: Austroscalata, Borestus, Callitomaria, Catazona, Discotomaria, Eirlysia, Euryalox, Eymarella, Fetaspira, Juvenispira, Lamellospira, Paragoniozona, Sokella, Trochotomaria

Subtaxa: Phymatopleura brazoensis, Phymatopleura heteropleura, Phymatopleura kattaensis, Phymatopleura linkiana, Phymatopleura nodosa, Phymatopleura preclara, Phymatopleura thyrrena, Phymatopleura verneuili, Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura) baccata, Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura) paraliensis, Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura) uchhaliensis

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Ecology: epifaunal grazer