Eirlysia exquisita Batten 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae

Full reference: R. L. Batten. 1956. Some new pleurotomarian gastropods from the Permian of west Texas. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 46(1):42-44

Belongs to Eirlysia according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Batten 1956, Batten 1958 and Kulas and Batten 1997

Sister taxa: Eirlysia ceramicorum, Eirlysia globosa, Eirlysia lata, Eirlysia lens, Eirlysia modesta, Eirlysia nodata, Eirlysia nodosa, Eirlysia reticulata, Eirlysia robusta, Eirlysia scalare, Eirlysia seminuda, Eirlysia undata

Type specimen: Its type locality is PU3, Apache Canyon, Sierra Diablo, which is in a Kungurian shallow subtidal limestone in the Bone Spring Formation of Texas

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell diameter 18.5

Distribution:

• Permian of United States (6: Texas collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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