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
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
• Permian of United States (12: Texas collections)
• Carboniferous of United States (1: Texas)
Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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