Euconospira pulchra 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 Euconospira according to R. L. Batten 1958

Sister taxa: Euconispira bicarinata, Euconospira conica, Euconospira conula, Euconospira cryptolirata, Euconospira desereti, Euconospira disjuncta, Euconospira elegantula, Euconospira equisita, Euconospira hermosana, Euconospira missouriensis, Euconospira neptuni, Euconospira nipponica, Euconospira nodosa, Euconospira obsoleta, Euconospira pinegensis, Euconospira spiroperforata, Euconospira sturgeoni, Euconospira trochiformis, Euconospira turbiniformis, Euconospira varizona, Euconospira waterlooensis

Type specimen: USNM 133321b. Its type locality is USNM702c, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian slope/ramp reef limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 11.7

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (11: Texas collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (2: Texas)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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