Naticopsis (Naticopsis) khurensis Waagen 1880 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoidea - Naticopsidae

Alternative combinations: Naticopsis khoovensis, Naticopsis khurensis, Neritina khurensis

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

Belongs to Naticopsis (Naticopsis) according to R. L. Batten 1979

See also Delpey 1941, Grabau 1931 and Waagen 1880

Sister taxa: Naticopsis (Naticopsis) buttsi, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) clinovata, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) consimilis, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) elongata, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) excentrica, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) globulina, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) glomerosa, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) heshanensis, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) lilydalensis, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) minuta, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) ninglangensis, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) piriformis, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) planispira, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) praealta, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) shizishanensis, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) shumardi, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) signata, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) utahensis, Naticopsis (Naticopsis) ziczac

Type specimen: Its type locality is West of Khura, upper limit of Middle Productus-limestone, Salt Range, which is in a Wuchiapingian carbonate limestone in the Wargal Formation of Pakistan

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 20.5

Distribution:

• Permian of Cambodia (3 collections), China (2), Malaysia (1), Pakistan (3)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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