Tapinotomaria rugosa Batten 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Portlockiellidae

Full reference: R. L. Batten. 1956. Some new pleurotomarian gastropods from the Permian of west Texas. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 46(1):42-44

Belongs to Tapinotomaria according to R. L. Batten 1958

See also Batten 1956

Sister taxa: Tapinotomaria coronata, Tapinotomaria costata, Tapinotomaria crassa, Tapinotomaria duplicostata, Tapinotomaria globosa, Tapinotomaria mirabilis, Tapinotomaria pyramidalis, Tapinotomaria spinosa, Tapinotomaria submirabilis

Type specimen: USNM 125281, 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: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 4.75

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (8: Texas collections)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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