Bulimorpha Whitfield 1882 (snail)

Gastropoda - Murchisoniina - Soleniscidae

Alternative spelling: Soleniscus (Bulimorpha)

Synonym: Bulimella Hall 1858 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. P. Whitfield. 1882. Part III. Palaeontology. Geology of Wisconsin 4:163-363

Parent taxon: Soleniscidae according to A. V. Mazaev 2015

See also Bandel 2002, Bouchet et al. 2005, Knight 1931, Knight et al. 1960, N├╝tzel et al. 2000 and Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Alaskacirrus, Bensbergia, Decorochilina, Havlicekiela, Ianthinopsis, Ischnoptygminae, Labridens, Leptoptygma, Macrocheilus permicus, Macrochilininae, Nanochilina, Palaeocarboninia, Procerithiopsis, Prokopiconchinae, Scalitina, Soleniscinae

Subtaxa: Bulimorpha bulimiformis Bulimorpha elegans Bulimorpha elongata Bulimorpha lavrskyi Bulimorpha melanioides Bulimorpha micra Bulimorpha minor Bulimorpha whitfieldi

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Type: Bulimella bulimiformis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Permian of Cambodia (4 collections), China (1), Japan (1), the Russian Federation (8)

• Chesterian of United States (2: Illinois)

• Carboniferous of United States (6: Indiana, Kentucky, Montana)

• Mississippian of United States (1: Alaska)

Total: 23 collections including 27 occurrences

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