Amaurotoma subsinuata Meek and Worthen 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Microdomatidae

Alternative combinations: Pleurotomaria subsinuata, Yunnania subsinuata

Full reference: F. B. Meek and A. H. Worthen. 1860. Description of new Carboniferous fossils from Illinois and other western states. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12:447-472

Belongs to Amaurotoma according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Knight 1933, Knight 1945, Knight et al. 1960, Meek and Worthen 1860, Meek and Worthen 1866 and Yochelson and Saunders 1967

Sister taxa: Amaurotoma kljasmensis, Amaurotoma knighti, Amaurotoma leavenworthana, Amaurotoma mjatschkovensis, Amaurotoma subangulatum, Amaurotoma subhumerosum, Amaurotoma zappa

Ecology: stationary epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Virgilian of United States (1: New Mexico collection)

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Missouri, Texas)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Missouri)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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