Soleniscus typicus Meek and Worthen 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae

Alternative combination: Soleniscus (Soleniscus) typicus

Synonyms: Bulimorpha nitidula Meek and Worthen 1860, Loxonema nitidula Meek and Worthen 1860, Meekospira nitidula Meek and Worthen 1860, Polyphemopsis nitidula Meek and Worthen 1860

Full reference: F. B. Meek and A. H. Worthen. 1860. Description of new Carboniferous fossils from Illinois and other western states. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12:447-472

Belongs to Soleniscus according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Batten 1995, Delpey 1942, Hoare 1961, Keyes 1889, Knight 1931, Knight 1941, Knight and Bridge 1944, Knight et al. 1960, Kues and Batten 2001, Kulas and Batten 1997, Mark 1912, Meek and Worthen 1860, Meek and Worthen 1866, Ulrich and Scofield 1897 and White 1884

Sister taxa: Soleniscus (Soleniscus), Soleniscus acuminatus, Soleniscus adrianensis, Soleniscus altonensis, Soleniscus aplatus, Soleniscus avellanoides, Soleniscus barroisi, Soleniscus brancoi, Soleniscus callosus, Soleniscus carinatus, Soleniscus chemnithiaeformis, Soleniscus conicus, Soleniscus diminutus, Soleniscus elegans, Soleniscus girtyi, Soleniscus glaber, Soleniscus gracilis, Soleniscus gubleri, Soleniscus hamiltoniae, Soleniscus humilis, Soleniscus intusplicatus, Soleniscus kansaensis, Soleniscus klipparti, Soleniscus micidus, Soleniscus minor, Soleniscus mongolicus, Soleniscus monodontiformis, Soleniscus netchaevi, Soleniscus oviformis, Soleniscus pactus, Soleniscus philipi, Soleniscus planus, Soleniscus ponderosa, Soleniscus regularis, Soleniscus sosiensis, Soleniscus strictus, Soleniscus subulitoides, Soleniscus subzonatus, Soleniscus transitoria, Soleniscus variabilis, Strobeus primogenius

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Permian of Cambodia (1 collection), United States (1: Wyoming)

• Virgilian of United States (1: Ohio)

• Desmoinesian of United States (9: Missouri, New Mexico, Texas)

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (6), United States (3: Missouri, Ohio, Texas)

Total: 21 collections each including a single occurrence

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