Austrosassia crassicostatus Tate 1888 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combination: Triton crassicostatus

Full reference: R. Tate. 1888. The gastropods of the older Tertiary of Australia (Part 1). Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Australia 10:91-171

Belongs to Austrosassia according to T. A. Darragh 1970

See also Tate 1888

Sister taxa: Charonia (Sassia) angusta, Charonia (Sassia) danica, Sassia (Byramia), Sassia (Personella), Sassia (Sassia), Sassia apenninica, Sassia armata, Sassia carlea, Sassia carmenensis, Sassia indica, Sassia kampyla, Sassia leucostomoides, Sassia lewisi, Sassia melpangi, Sassia morgani, Sassia nucleoides, Sassia parvula, Sassia philomelae, Sassia radialis, Sassia tatei, Sassia warreni, Austrotriton tumulosus, Austrotriton woodsii, Austrotriton gibbus, Austrotriton protensus, Austrotriton cyphus, Austrotriton textilis, Proxicharonia palmeri, Austrosassia annectans, Austrosassia tortirostris, Austrosassia abbotti

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Table Cape, Tasmania (inc. Freestone Cove Sst and Fossil Bluff Sst) (Miocene of Australia)

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