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Marmolatella ampliata Phillips 1836 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cycloneritimorpha - Delphinulopsidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 80640

Alternative combinations: Natica ampliata, Naticopsis (Marmolatella) ampliata, Naticopsis ampliata, Pileopsis ampliata

Synonyms: Marmolatella spirata de Sowerby and Murchison 1839 (no. 350913), Natica spirata de Sowerby and Murchison 1839 (no. 350914), Nerita spirata de Sowerby and Murchison 1839 (no. 96521), Platyceras spiratum de Sowerby and Murchison 1839 (no. 96522)

Full reference: J. Phillips. 1836. Illustrations of the Geology of Yorkshire; or, a description of the strata and organic remains; accompanied by a geological map, sections and diagrams, and figures of the fossils 1-236

Belongs to Marmolatella according to P. J. Wagner 2017

Sister taxa: Marmolatella ambiguus, Marmolatella complanata, Marmolatella fenestrata, Marmolatella implicata, Marmolatella iordanae, Marmolatella obtusangula, Marmolatella picta, Marmolatella profunda, Marmolatella sigaretiformis, Marmolatella stomatia, Marmolatella subovata, Naticopsis (Marmolatella) applanata, Naticopsis (Marmolatella) imoensis, Naticopsis (Marmolatella) macgordoni, Naticopsis (Marmolatella) plana

Type specimens:

  • Marmolatella ampliata: BM PG.1081, a shell
  • Marmolatella spirata:

Ecology: epifaunal