Warthia micromphala Morris 1845 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae

Alternative combinations: Agathiceras micromphalus, Bellerophon micromphalus, Goniatites (Prolecanites) micromphalus, Goniatites micromphalus

Synonyms: Bellerophon undulatus Dana 1847, Warthia undulata Dana 1847

Full reference: J. Morris. 1845. Descriptions of fossils, Mollusca. Physical descriptions of New South Wales and Van Diemen’s Land 270-290

Belongs to Warthia according to J. B. Waterhouse 1987

See also Dana 1847, Dana 1849, Dana 1849, Etheridge 1880, Etheridge 1894, Foord 1890, Laseron 1910, M'Coy 1847, Morris 1845, Waterhouse 1963 and Waterhouse 1983

Sister taxa: Warthia americana, Warthia angustior, Warthia attalicus, Warthia borealis, Warthia brevisinuata, Warthia brevizonata, Warthia carinata, Warthia crassus, Warthia fissus, Warthia hisakatsui, Warthia huayingshanensis, Warthia imtatschanensis, Warthia intermedia, Warthia kingi, Warthia lata, Warthia perspecta, Warthia polita, Warthia saundersi, Warthia stricta, Warthia vaceki, Warthia waageni, Warthia welleri, Warthia zakharovi

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Australia (17 collections), India (1), New Zealand (6)

Total: 24 collections each including a single occurrence

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