Platyzona anguispira Batten 1989 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Goniasmatidae

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 Platyzona according to R. L. Batten 1989

Sister taxa: Platyzona arkansana, Platyzona cancellata, Platyzona cirriformis, Platyzona dongluoensis, Platyzona eulkaiensis, Platyzona hespera, Platyzona khmeriana, Platyzona luculenta, Platyzona nitella, Platyzona nodohumerosa, Platyzona pagoda, Platyzona pulchella, Platyzona rotunda, Platyzona trilineata

Type specimen: USNM 431579. Its type locality is USNM702ent, Split Tank, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Cathedral Mountain Formation of Texas.

Ecology: epifaunal

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 4.93

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (3: Texas collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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