Worthenia (Worthenia) dobrogeana Nützel et al. 2018 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Lophospiridae

Full reference: A. Nützel, A. Kaim, and E. Gradinaru. 2018. Middle Triassic (Anisian, Bithynian) gastropods from North Dobrogea (Romania) and their significance for gastropod recovery from the end-Permian mass extinction event. Papers in Palaeontology 4:477-512

Belongs to Worthenia (Worthenia) according to A. Nützel et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Worthenia (Worthenia) conica, Worthenia (Worthenia) ecki, Worthenia (Worthenia) esinensis, Worthenia (Worthenia) extensus, Worthenia (Worthenia) ligylirae, Worthenia (Worthenia) tuberculifera, Worthenia (Worthenia) xui, Worthenia (Worthenia) zardinii

Type specimen: SNSB-BSPG 2015 VI 24, a shell. Its type locality is Mahmudia Quarry, Caeracul Mare Hill, sample 114, which is in a Bithynian reef, buildup or bioherm bindstone in the Caerace Formation of Romania.

Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Mahmudia Quarry, Caeracul Mare Hill, sample 114

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