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Discotropis sulcifer

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Euomphalidae

Taxonomy
Euomphalus sulcifer was named by Girty (1909). Its type specimen is USNM 119153 and is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is USNM707e, Sullivan Peak, Glass Mountains, which is in a Roadian slope limestone in the Road Canyon Formation of Texas.

It was recombined as Discotropis sulcifer by Yochelson (1956).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1909Euomphalus sulcifer Girty p. 482 figs. Pl 16, figs 23-24a
1956Discotropis sulcifer Yochelson p. 242 figs. Pl 20, figs 8-19

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Spiralia
Schizocoela
phylumMollusca
RankNameAuthor
classGastropodaCuvier 1797
subclassEogastropoda
orderEuomphalina
superfamilyEuomphaloidea()
familyEuomphalidae
genusDiscotropis
speciessulcifer()

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
partNmeanminimummaximummedians.d.
shell height85.552.6014.04.754.26

Composition: aragonitef
Composition 2: low Mg calcitef
Entire body: yesf
Adult length: 10 to < 100f
Adult width: 10 to < 100f
Locomotion: stationaryf
Life habit: epifaunalf
Diet: suspension feederf
Vision: limitedc
Created: 2007-09-18 08:58:27
Modified: 2010-01-28 09:42:46
Source: f = family, c = class
Reference: Kiessling 2004

Age range: base of the Kungurian to the top of the Wordian or 279.30000 to 265.10000 Ma

Collections (6 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Kungurian279.3 - 272.3USA (Texas) Discotropis sulcifer (43492 43513)
Roadian272.3 - 268.8USA (Texas) Discotropis sulcifer (43512 type locality: 43563) Euomphalus sulcifer (108803)
Wordian268.8 - 265.1USA (Texas) Euomphalus sulcifer (108821)