Omphalotrochus whitneyi Meek 1864 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Omphalotrochidae

Alternative combination: Euomphalus (Omphalotrochus) whitneyi

Full reference: F. B. Meek. 1864. Section 1. Description of the Carboniferous fossils. Palaeontology of California 1:3-16

Belongs to Omphalotrochus according to A. Logan and A. McGugan 1968

See also Meek 1864 and Yochelson 1956

Sister taxa: Omphalotrochus alleni, Omphalotrochus antiquus, Omphalotrochus canaliculatus, Omphalotrochus cochisensis, Omphalotrochus hessensis, Omphalotrochus kalitvaensis, Omphalotrochus kalmiussi, Omphalotrochus karakubensis, Omphalotrochus obtusispira, Omphalotrochus spinosus, Omphalotrochus wolfcampensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is S.U445, Old Bass Ranch, Bayha Creek, which is in an Asselian carbonate limestone in the McCloud Formation of California.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Canada (1: British Columbia collection), United States (1: California)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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