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Lensataphrus Gründel et al. 2011 (snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Ataphridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 202428

Diagnosis. Shell low-spired, lens-shaped, with two spiral edges or keels; base moderately to weakly convex; umbilicus surmounted by radial folds; apertural edge broadened triangularly on the transition from the columella to the base.

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

Parent taxon: Lewisiellinae according to J. Gründel et al. 2011

Sister taxa: none

Subtaxa: Lensataphrus tatei, Lensataphrus tenuis

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Type: Lensataphrus tatei

Ecology: epifaunal grazer