Full reference: E.G. Thomas. 1940. Revision of the Scottish Carboniferous Pleurotomariidae. Transactions of the Geological Society of Glasgow 20:30-72
Type specimen: RSM 1939.3.4, a shell. Its type locality is Orchard Farm, Near Giffnock, which is in an Arnsbergian marine limestone in the Upper Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom.
Ecology: facultatively mobile epifaunal suspension feeder