Tritonidea (Cantharus) speciosa Vredenburg 1923 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: E. Vredenburg. 1923. Indian Tertiary Gastropoda, No. 5, Fusidae, Turbinellidae, Chrysodomidae, Strepturidae, Buccinidae, Nassidae, Columbellidae, with a short diagnoses of new species by the late E. Vredenburg. Records of the Geological Survey of India 55(1):52-77

Belongs to Tritonidea (Cantharus) according to E. Vredenburg 1923

Sister taxa: Cantharus (Cantharus), Cantharus (Endopachychilus), Cantharus (Eocantharus), Cantharus (Pollia), Cantharus (Zeapollia), Cantharus andoi, Cantharus angulata, Cantharus arnoldi, Cantharus ashleyi, Cantharus breaensis, Cantharus brongniartianus, Cantharus bucklandi, Cantharus cowlitzensis, Cantharus elsmerensis, Cantharus erythrostoma, Cantharus luliana, Cantharus martiniana, Cantharus occidentalis, Cantharus perrini, Cantharus polygona, Cantharus tranquebaricus, Cantharus varicosus, Cantharus variegatus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Tittabwe (Kama stage), which is in an Aquitanian marine horizon in the Kama Formation of Myanmar

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Tittabwe (Kama stage)

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