Glyptotomaria (Glyptotomaria) marginata Batten 1958 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Gosseletinidae

Full reference: R. L. Batten. 1958. Permian Gastropoda of the southwestern United States. 2. Pleurotomariacea: Portlockiellidae, Phymatopleuridae, and Eotomariidae. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 114(2):153-246

Belongs to Glyptotomaria (Glyptotomaria) according to R. L. Batten 1958

Sister taxa: Glyptotomaria (Glyptotomaria) pistra, Glyptotomaria (Glyptotomaria) triassica

Type specimen: USNM 133306b, a shell. Its type locality is USNM702d, Hill 5725, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Hess Formation of Texas.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 11.5

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (9: New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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