Bellerophon (Bellerophon) kingorum Yochelson 1960 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae

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 Bellerophon (Bellerophon) according to E. L. Yochelson 1960

Sister taxa: Bellerophon (Bellerophon) blanfordianus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) complanatus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) equivicalus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) hilli, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) huecoensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) kitakamiensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) lamellosus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) mongoliensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) needlensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) oteroensis, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) panneus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) parvicristus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) planodorsatum, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) stevensianus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) vinculatus, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) welshi, Bellerophon (Bellerophon) yochelsoni

Type specimen: Its type locality is USNM706, Hess Canyon, Glass Mountains, which is in a Roadian marine limestone in the Word Formation of Texas

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Tunisia (1 collection), United States (5: Texas)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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