Pseudomalaxis Fischer 1850 (snail)

Gastropoda - Architectonicoidea - Architectonicidae

Synonyms: Discohelix (Discosolis) Dall 1892, Discosolis Dall 1892

Parent taxon: Architectonicidae according to J. A. Todd 2001

See also Bieler and Petit 2005, Buonaiuto 1975, Ladd 1982, Sepkoski 2002, Sohl 1960 and Wienrich and Janssen 2007

Sister taxa: Acutitectonica, Architectonica, Basisulcata, Calodisculus, Dinaxis, Discotectonica, Disculus, Eosolarium, Granosolarium, Heliacinae, Heliacus, Mangonuia, Margaritella, Patulaxis, Philippia, Pseudotorinia, Psilaxis, Rinaldoconchus, Solarium, Spirolaxis, Torinia, Torinista, Wangaloa

Subtaxa: Pseudomalaxis (Ewekorolaxis) Pseudomalaxis (Platylaxis) Pseudomalaxis (Pseudomalaxis) Pseudomalaxis caceresi Pseudomalaxis pateriformis Pseudomalaxis punjabensis

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Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Fiji (1 collection)

• Miocene of Australia (1), Germany (2), Indonesia (1)

• Eocene of Australia (5), Pakistan (1), United States (29: Alabama, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), Colombia (2), Denmark (4), Greenland (1), Mexico (1), Nigeria (1), United States (2: Alabama, Maryland)

• Cretaceous of Indian Ocean (1), United States (42: Alabama, Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 95 collections including 115 occurrences

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