Discotomaria basisulcata Batten 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae

Full reference: R. L. Batten. 1956. Some new pleurotomarian gastropods from the Permian of west Texas. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 46(1):42-44

Belongs to Discotomaria according to R. L. Batten 1958

See also Batten 1956

Sister taxa: Discotomaria costata, Discotomaria dubia, Discotomaria nodosa, Discotomaria xingwenensis

Type specimen: USNM 125280. 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 6.66

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (5: Texas collections), Venezuela (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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