Phymatopleura kattaensis Waagen 1880 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae

Alternative combination: Pleurotomaria kattaensis

Full reference: W. H. Waagen. 1880. Productus Limestone Fossils, Part II. Salt Range Fossils, Palaeontologia Indica, Series 13 1(2):73-183

Belongs to Phymatopleura according to H. Termier and G. Termier 1977

See also Waagen 1880

Sister taxa: Phymatopleura brazoensis, Phymatopleura heteropleura, Phymatopleura linkiana, Phymatopleura nodosa, Phymatopleura preclara, Phymatopleura thyrrena, Phymatopleura verneuili, Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura) baccata, Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura) paraliensis, Pleurotomaria (Phymatopleura) uchhaliensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Katta, basal Middle Productus-limestone (bed 12), Salt Range, which is in a Capitanian carbonate limestone in the Wargal Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 9.80


• Permian of Pakistan (4 collections), Tunisia (1)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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