Protorcula permiana Nützel and Nakazawa 2012 (snail)

Gastropoda - Prosobranchia - Protorculidae

Full reference: A. Nützel and K. Nakazawa. 2012. Systematic palaeontology, in Permian (Capitanian) gastropods from the Akasaka Limestone (Gifu Prefecture, Japan). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 10:103-169

Belongs to Protorcula according to A. Nützel and K. Nakazawa 2012

Sister taxa: Protorcula bassetti, Protorcula frydai, Protorcula iranica, Protorcula larica, Protorcula loxonemoides, Protorcula matthioli, Protorcula obliquelineata, Protorcula parvula, Protorcula pusilla, Protorcula quadricostata, Protorcula subpunctata, Protorcula unicarinata, Undularia (Protorcula) densepunctata, Undularia (Protorcula) excavata

Type specimen: AMF-KG-94. Its type locality is Ichihashi Quarry, Kinshozan, Akasaka, which is in a Capitanian shallow subtidal packstone in the Akasaka Formation of Japan.

Ecology: epifaunal

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 3.20

Distribution: found only at Ichihashi Quarry, Kinshozan, Akasaka

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