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Cyclites globosa Weller 1916 (snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Microdomatidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 77312

Alternative combination: Cyclonema globosa

Full reference: S. Weller. 1916. Description of the Ste. Genevieve limestone fauna from Monroe County, Illinois. Contributions of the Walker Museum, University of Chicago 1:243-265

Belongs to Cyclites according to P. J. Wagner 2016

Sister taxa: Cyclites costatus, Cyclites depressus, Cyclites diminutus, Cyclites multilineata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bed No. 8, Fountain Creek, 2 miles southwest of Waterloo, which is in a Chesterian carbonate limestone in the Ste. Genevieve Formation of Illinois.

Ecology: epifaunal detritivore