Tapinotomaria globosa 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 costata, Tapinotomaria crassa, Tapinotomaria duplicostata, Tapinotomaria mirabilis, Tapinotomaria pyramidalis, Tapinotomaria rugosa, Tapinotomaria spinosa, Tapinotomaria submirabilis

Type specimen: USNM 133277b. 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: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 5.26

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (12: Texas collections)

• Carboniferous of United States (1: Texas)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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