Bellerophon (Bellerophon) hilli Yochelson 1960 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

Full reference: E. L. Yochelson. 1960. Permian Gastropoda of the southwestern United States. 3. Bellerophontacea and Patellacea. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 119(4):208-293

Belongs to Bellerophon (Bellerophon) according to E. L. Yochelson 1960

Sister taxa: Bellerophon (Bellerophon) blanfordianus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) complanatus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) equivicalus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) huecoensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) kingorum, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) kitakamiensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lamellosus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) mongoliensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) needlensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) oteroensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) panneus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) parvicristus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) planodorsatum, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) stevensianus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) vinculatus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) welshi, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) yochelsoni

Type specimen: USNM 119961, a shell. Its type locality is USNM703, Old Word Ranch, Glass Mountains, which is in a Roadian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (12: Texas collections)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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