Platyteichum ornatum Waterhouse 1983 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Full reference: J. B. Waterhouse. 1983. Systematic description of Permian brachiopods, bivalves and gastropods below Wall Sandstone Member, northern Bowen Basin. Papers - Department of Geology, University of Queensland 10(3):155-179

Belongs to Platyteichum according to J. B. Waterhouse 1983

Sister taxa: Platyteichum brenensis, Platyteichum coniforme, Platyteichum costatum, Platyteichum loratum, Platyteichum spirolaxum, Platyteichum waterhousei

Type specimen: UQF 63664, a shell. Its type locality is UQ L3725, Exmoor Homestead, which is in an Artinskian marine sandstone/siltstone in the Tiverton Formation of Australia.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at UQ L3725, Exmoor Homestead

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