Ceratopea lenticularis Flower 1968 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Raphistomatidae

Alternative combination: Proliospira lenticularis

Full reference: R. H. Flower. 1968. Part I - Some El Paso guide fossils. New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology Memoir 22(1):1-21

Belongs to Ceratopea according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Flower 1968 and Yochelson and Copeland 1974

Sister taxa: Ceratopea buttsi, Ceratopea canadensis, Ceratopea compressum, Ceratopea depressa, Ceratopea grandis, Ceratopea hami, Ceratopea harpya, Ceratopea inflata, Ceratopea kawasakii, Ceratopea keithi, Ceratopea latiumbilicata, Ceratopea laurentina, Ceratopea lemonei, Ceratopea medfraensis, Ceratopea miser, Ceratopea numeria, Ceratopea obtusa, Ceratopea parvum, Ceratopea pygmaea, Ceratopea sculpta, Ceratopea sinclairensis, Ceratopea unguis, Ceratopea vagrans, Ceratopea wisei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cooks Range, Mimbres Mountains, which is in a Deming/Cassinian carbonate limestone/limestone in the Cooks Formation of New Mexico

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution: found only at Cooks Range, Mimbres Mountains

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