Sinuites obesa Ulrich and Scofield 1897 (snail)

Gastropoda - Bellerophontida - Sinuitidae

Alternative combinations: Protowarthia obesus, Sinuites obesus

Full reference: E. O. Ulrich and W. H. Scofield. 1897. The Lower Silurian Gastropoda of Minnesota. The Paleontology of Minnesota 39(2):813-1081

Belongs to Sinuites according to P. J. Wagner 2017

See also Bassler 1915, Ulrich and Scofield 1897 and Wahlman 1992

Sister taxa: Sinuites (Sinuites), Sinuites ammonoides, Sinuites anceps, Sinuites angulatus, Sinuites angustus, Sinuites bilobatus, Sinuites cancellatus, Sinuites cordateformis, Sinuites corpulentus, Sinuites crypticus, Sinuites destombesi, Sinuites discoides, Sinuites globularis, Sinuites gracilis, Sinuites granistriatus, Sinuites hanusi, Sinuites hispanicus, Sinuites meignannensis, Sinuites minutus, Sinuites nanus, Sinuites naviculoides, Sinuites niger, Sinuites nitens, Sinuites pervoluta, Sinuites planodorsatus, Sinuites pseudocompressus, Sinuites pusgillensis, Sinuites quadratus, Sinuites rectangularis, Sinuites reticulatus, Sinuites rotundata, Sinuites rugulosus, Sinuites semirugosus, Sinuites separatus, Sinuites soudleyensis, Sinuites sowerbyi, Sinuites subcompressa, Sinuites subrectangularis, Sinuites usitatus, Sinuites vetustus

Type specimen: USNM 45961, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore

Distribution:

• Ordovician of United States (14: Kentucky collections)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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