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Pseudotritonium sciaphosterum Batten and Stokes 1986 (snail)

Gastropoda - Hypsogastropoda - Maturifusidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 206945

Alternative combination: Kittliconcha sciaphostera

Full reference: R. L. Batten and W.L. Stokes. 1986. Early Triassic gastropods from the Sinbad Member of the Moenkopi Formation, San Rafael Swell, Utah. American Museum Novitates 2864:1-33

Belongs to Pseudotritonium according to A. Nützel 2010

Sister taxa: Palaeotriton venustus, Palaeotriton avena, Palaeotriton macrostoma, Palaeotriton laubei

Type specimen: AMNH 42994. Its type locality is AMNH3026, Windowblind Butte, San Rafael Swell, which is in a Smithian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal packstone in the Moenkopi Formation of Utah.

Ecology: epifaunal

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 0.370, shell diameter 3.30