Tapinotomaria costata Batten 1958 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Portlockiellidae

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 Tapinotomaria according to R. L. Batten 1958

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

Type specimen: USNM 133290a. Its type locality is USNM728, Guadalupe Pass, Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Cherry Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 6.01

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (11: Texas collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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