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Babylonites Yochelson 1956 (snail)

Gastropoda - Euomphalina - Omphalotrochidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 8436

Full reference: E. L. Yochelson. 1956. Permian Gastropoda of the southwestern United States. 1. Euomphalacea, Trochonematacea, Pesudophoracea, Anomphalacea, Craspedostomatacea, and Platyceratacea. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 110(3):173-276

Parent taxon: Omphalotrochidae according to R. M. Linsley and W.M. Kier 1984

Sister taxa: Archaeosphera, Bassotrochus, Cinclidonema, Coronopsis, Diploconula, Fujispira, Isfarispira, Labrocuspis, Omphalotrochus, Orecopia, Pseudomphalotrochus, Sylvestria, Trochonemopsis

Subtaxa: Babylonites acutus, Babylonites carinatus, Babylonites conicus, Babylonites conoideus, Babylonites ferrieri, Babylonites turritus

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Type: Babylonites carinatus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder