Cassis maccormacki Olsson 1928 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative combination: Cassidea maccormacki

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1928. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of northern Peru: Part 1. Bulletins of American Paleontology 14(52)

Belongs to Cassis according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Olsson 1928

Sister taxa: Cassis (Cassis), Cassis (Hypocassis), Cassis (Morionella), Cassis (Sassia), Cassis altispira, Cassis birmanica, Cassis carinata, Cassis cornuta, Cassis costulifera, Cassis delta, Cassis depressior, Cassis fimbriata, Cassis flammea, Cassis flintensis, Cassis floridensis, Cassis glaucoides, Cassis herklotsi, Cassis ketteri, Cassis madagascariensis, Cassis mamillaris, Cassis mammillaris, Cassis norai, Cassis nummulitiphila, Cassis retusa, Cassis subtuberosa, Cassis sulcifera, Cassis togata, Cassis tuberosa, Cassis vialensis, Cassidea birmanica

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lagunitas [Saman Conglomerate, Saman Fm], which is in an Eocene coastal conglomerate in the Saman Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lagunitas [Saman Conglomerate, Saman Fm]

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