Warthia saundersi Yochelson 1960 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Euphemitidae

Full reference: E. L. Yochelson. 1960. Permian Gastropoda of the southwestern United States. 3. Bellerophontacea and Patellacea. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 119(4):208-293

Belongs to Warthia according to E. L. Yochelson 1960

Sister taxa: Warthia americana, Warthia angustior, Warthia attalicus, Warthia borealis, Warthia brevisinuata, Warthia brevizonata, Warthia carinata, Warthia crassus, Warthia fissus, Warthia hisakatsui, Warthia huayingshanensis, Warthia imtatschanensis, Warthia intermedia, Warthia kingi, Warthia lata, Warthia micromphala, Warthia perspecta, Warthia polita, Warthia stricta, Warthia vaceki, Warthia waageni, Warthia welleri, Warthia zakharovi

Type specimen: USNM 119952. Its type locality is USNM728, Guadalupe Pass, Guadalupe Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Cherry Canyon Formation of Texas.

Ecology: slow-moving shallow infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (2: Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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