Apachella huecoensis 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 1989

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

Type specimen: USNM 431563. Its type locality is USNM702, Split Tank, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Cathedral Mountain Formation of Texas.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 3.85

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (14: New Mexico, Texas collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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