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Lensataphrus tenuis Gründel et al. 2011 (snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Ataphridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202430

Diagnosis. Shell &64258;at, lens-shaped; base only slightly convex; whorls without subsutural spiral rib and ramp; whorls with two weak edges, the adapical being somewhat stronger; umbilicus very narrow.

Full reference: J. Gründel, A. Kaim, A. Nützel and C. T. S. Little. 2011. Early Jurassic Gastropods form England. Palaeontology 54(3):481-510

Belongs to Lensataphrus according to J. Gründel et al. 2011

Sister taxon: Lensataphrus tatei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Coast near Redcar, Cleveland, UK, which is in a Hettangian/Sinemurian marine horizon in the Redcar Mudstone Formation of the United Kingdom

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell width 3.50