Gyrotoma is a genus of in the Pleuroceridae family. It contained the following species:
- excised slitshell (Gyrotoma excisa)
- striate slitshell (Gyrotoma lewisii)
- pagoda slitshell (Gyrotoma pagoda)
- ribbed slitshell (Gyrotoma pumila)
- pyramid slitshell (Gyrotoma pyramidata)
- round slitshell (Gyrotoma walkeri)
All members of the genus are presumed extinct. They were native to the main channel of the Coosa River, where the last suitable habitat was destroyed by the filling of Logan Martin Reservoir in the 1960's.1]
- ^ http://www.sherpaguides.com/southeast/aquatic_fauna/chapter_3/
The Genus Gyrotoma is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 13 species and subspecies in the Genus Gyrotoma: G. excisa (Excised Slitshell) · G. excisum · G. laciniatum · G. lewisii (Striate Slitshell) · G. lumila · G. ovoidea · G. pagoda (Pagoda Slitshell) · G. pumila (Ribbed Slitshell) · G. pumilum · G. pyramidata (Pyramid Slitshell) · G. pyramidatum · G. strictum · G. walkeri (Round Slitshell)
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