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Pterotheca anticostiana Twenhofel 1928 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Pterothecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 75867

Full reference: W. H. Twenhofel. 1928. Geology of Anticosti Island. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 154(2132):1-351

Belongs to Pterotheca according to P. J. Wagner 2020

Sister taxa: Pterotheca anatiformis, Pterotheca angusta, Pterotheca attenuata, Pterotheca avirostris, Pterotheca clochensis, Pterotheca consorbina, Pterotheca drummuckensis, Pterotheca estona, Pterotheca expansa, Pterotheca gath, Pterotheca girvanensis, Pterotheca harviei, Pterotheca hispanica, Pterotheca intermedia, Pterotheca lata, Pterotheca macroderma, Pterotheca maxima, Pterotheca mullochensis, Pterotheca multidecorata, Pterotheca pentagona, Pterotheca saffordi, Pterotheca simplex, Pterotheca transversa, Pterotheca triangularis, Pterotheca trimerelloides, Pterotheca undulata

Type specimen: Its type locality is English Head Section, which is in a Richmondian carbonate limestone/shale in the English Head Formation of Canada

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore