Sassia carmenensis Clark and Durham 1946 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Full reference: B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham. 1946. Eocene Faunas from the Department of Bolivar, Colombia. Geological Society of America Memoir 16:1-126

Belongs to Sassia according to B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham 1946

Sister taxa: Charonia (Sassia) angusta, Charonia (Sassia) danica, Sassia (Byramia), Sassia (Personella), Sassia (Sassia), Sassia apenninica, Sassia armata, Sassia carlea, 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 crassicostatus, Austrosassia annectans, Austrosassia tortirostris, Austrosassia abbotti

Type specimen: CAS 31694, a shell. Its type locality is C.A.S. locality 31694, Colombia, which is in the Bartonian of sandstone Colombia.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at C.A.S. locality 31694, Colombia

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