Omphalotrochus alleni Yochelson 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Omphalotrochidae

Full reference: E. L. Yochelson. 1956. Permian Gastropoda of the southwestern United States. 1. Euomphalacea, Trochonematacea, Pesudophoracea, Anomphalacea, Craspedostomatacea, and Platyceratacea. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 110(3):173-276

Belongs to Omphalotrochus according to L. Karczewski 1982

See also Yochelson 1956

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

Type specimen: USNM 119132. Its type locality is USNM707o, Lenox Hills Formation, Lenox Hills, Glass Mountains, which is in a Sakmarian marine shale in the Lenox Hills Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Permian of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1 collection), United States (1: Texas)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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