Original description of Tylospira glomerata by Darragh, 1991
- "Shell of small to medium size (29-35 mm) for genus, subspherical with very low spire of about 4 rounded whorls about 1/7 height of shell. Protoconch not observed. Spire whorls regularly convex; sutures impressed. Spiral sculpture of fine threads about as wide as interspaces; 12 threads visible on spire whorls. No axial sculpture. Last whorl and up to ¼ of penultimate whorl covered in thick callus; callus sculptured with coarse, slightly sinuate growth striae. Last whorl swollen, rounded. Aperture ovate, prominently notched at posterior suture, strongly notched anteriorly; columella very gently arched, covered with thick callus, extending posteriorly onto penultimate whorl. Outer lip subrectangular in outline. Siphonal fasciole moderately developed."
Locus typicus: Upper bed, Table Cape, near Wynyard, Tasmania, Australia.
Stratum typicum: Fossil Bluff Sandstone, Early Miocene