Microdrillia trina Mansfield 1925 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Borsoniidae

Full reference: W. C. Mansfield. 1925. Miocene gastropods and scaphopods from Trinidad, British West Indies. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 66(22):9116-9125

Belongs to Microdrillia according to W. P. Woodring 1970

See also Mansfield 1925 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Microdrillia comatotropis, Microdrillia cossmanni, Microdrillia crispata, Microdrillia harrisi, Microdrillia ouchitae, Microdrillia propetrina, Microdrillia tersa, Microdrillia tricincta

Type specimen: USNM 352624, a shell. Its type locality is USGS 9212, which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in Trinidad and Tobago.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Miocene of Panama (13), Trinidad and Tobago (3), Venezuela (1)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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