Apachella glabra Batten 1989 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Full reference: R. L. Batten. 1989. Permian Gastropoda of the southwestern United States. 7. Pleurotomariacea: Eotomariidae, Lophospiriidae, Gosseletinidae. American Museum Novitates 2958:1-64

Belongs to Apachella according to R. L. Batten 1995

See also Batten 1989

Sister taxa: Apachella alamillano, Apachella arizonensis, Apachella boydi, Apachella brachysiphon, Apachella capertoni, Apachella exaggerata, Apachella franciscana, Apachella huecoensis, Apachella malaysia, Apachella mulensis, Apachella nodosa, Apachella nucleola, Apachella powwowensis, Apachella prodontia, Apachella pseudostrigillata, Apachella texana, Apachella translirata, Apachella turbiniformis

Type specimen: Its type locality is USNM/PU BSAC, Apache Canyon, Sierra Diablo, which is in a Kungurian carbonate limestone in the Bone Spring Formation of Texas

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 6.94

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (8: New Mexico, Texas collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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