Baylea subconstricta Meek and Worthen 1860 (snail)

Gastropoda - Pleurotomariida - Phymatopleuridae

Alternative combinations: Pleurotomaria subconstricta, Yvania subconstricta

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 Baylea according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Kues and Batten 2001, Meek and Worthen 1860, Meek and Worthen 1866 and Plummer and Hornberger 1935

Sister taxa: Baylea burtasorum, Baylea chimbulatiensis, Baylea coheni, Baylea concentrica, Baylea cordulae, Baylea delawarensis, Baylea derongensis, Baylea foraminata, Baylea giffordi, Baylea heterocarinata, Baylea huecoensis, Baylea inclinata, Baylea knighti, Baylea kuesi, Baylea loatienensis, Baylea minuta, Baylea nemdaensis, Baylea parva, Baylea perthensis, Baylea praeburtasorum, Baylea queerlingensis, Baylea rigida, Baylea shilovskyi, Baylea sinuatus, Baylea spirolirata, Baylea subpenea, Baylea supercrenata, Baylea tabulata, Baylea teicherti, Baylea trifibra, Baylea turbinata, Baylea umbilicata, Baylea verneuili, Baylea vjatkensis, Baylea weiningensis, Baylea yabeshigerui, Baylea yvanii, Pleurotomaria (Baylea) durga

Type specimen: Its type locality is Hodges Creek, which is in a Desmoinesian carbonate limestone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Desmoinesian of United States (2: Illinois, Texas collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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