Omphalotrochus hessensis 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 E. L. Yochelson 1956

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

Type specimen: USNM 119133. Its type locality is USNM702f, Hill 5767, Glass Mountains, which is in a Kungurian offshore shelf limestone in the Hess Formation of Texas.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

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

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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