Hesperiella wordensis Batten 1989 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Porcelliidae

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 Hesperiella according to R. L. Batten 1989

Sister taxa: Hesperiella canningensis, Hesperiella contraria, Hesperiella ebbighauseni, Hesperiella elongata, Hesperiella lahniensis, Hesperiella permianus, Hesperiella planorbis, Hesperiella robertsi, Hesperiella thomsoni

Type specimen: USNM 431573. Its type locality is USNM707d, Lenox Hills, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian reef, buildup or bioherm limestone in the Skinner Ranch Formation of Texas.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 7.10

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (5: Texas collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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