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Pterotheca macroderma d'Eichwald 1856 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Pterothecidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 296657

Alternative combinations: Aulacomerella macroderma, Grammysia macroderma

Full reference: E. d'Eichwald. 1856. Beitrag zur geographischen Verbreitung der fossilen Tiere Russlands. Alte Periode. Bulletin of the Society of Naturalists, Moscow 29:555-608

Belongs to Pterotheca according to C. Teichert 1930

Sister taxa: Pterotheca anatiformis, Pterotheca angusta, Pterotheca anticostiana, 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 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 Pühalepa, Dagö-Kertel, which is in a Vormsi open shallow subtidal limestone in the Korgessaare Formation of Estonia

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore