Proplina cornutaformis Walcott 1879 (mollusk)

Tergomya - Tryblidiida - Tryblidiidae

Alternative combinations: Metoptoma cornutaformis, Triblidium cornutaforme

Synonyms: Proplina aduncum Berkey 1898, Tryblidium aduncum Berkey 1898

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 Proplina according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Berkey 1898 and Yochelson and Webers 2006

Sister taxa: Proplina acutum, Proplina ampla, Proplina arcua, Proplina convexum, Proplina corpulentum, Proplina elongata, Proplina extensum, Proplina grandis, Proplina inflatus, Proplina irvingi, Proplina loganensis, Proplina meramecensis, Proplina rutfordi, Proplina sibelius, Proplina suttoni

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (2: Missouri collections)

• Cassinian of United States (1: Missouri)

• Cambrian of United States (2: Minnesota, New York)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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