Metoptoma cornutaforme Walcott 1879 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Archinacellida - Metoptomatidae

Full reference: C. D. Walcott. 1879. Descriptions of new species of fossils from the Calciferous Formation. Annual Report of the New York Museum of Natural History 32:129-131

Belongs to Metoptoma according to J.P. Lesley 1889

See also Knight 1941, Knight 1947, Knight and Yochelson 1958, Stinchcomb 1986, Wagner 2023, Walcott 1879, Walcott 1912 and Yochelson 1958

Sister taxa: Metoptoma alceste, Metoptoma analoga, Metoptoma devonica, Metoptoma elliptica, Metoptoma imbricatum, Metoptoma peroccidens, Metoptoma phillipsi, Metoptoma pileus, Metoptoma recurva, Metoptoma retrorsa, Metoptoma robusta, Metoptoma similis, Metoptoma texana

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution: there are no occurrences of Metoptoma cornutaforme in the database

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.