Conus (Leptoconus) sanctaemariae Petuch 1988 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

Full reference: E. J. Petuch. 1988. Neogene History of Tropical American Mollusks 1-217

Belongs to Conus (Leptoconus) according to E. J. Petuch 1988

Sister taxa: Conus (Leptoconus) amadis, Conus (Leptoconus) bonneti, Conus (Leptoconus) hanza, Conus (Leptoconus) marginatus, Conus (Leptoconus) medialira, Conus (Leptoconus) mompichensis, Conus (Leptoconus) protofurvus, Conus (Leptoconus) quilonensis, Conus (Leptoconus) safaedensis, Conus (Leptoconus) tomlini, Conus (Leptoconus) yuleianus

Type specimen: ANSP 52887, a shell. Its type locality is Chancellor Point [St. Marys Fm], which is in a Miocene coastal sandstone in the St Marys Formation of Maryland.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Chancellor Point [St. Marys Fm]

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