Metula gabbi Brown and Pilsbry 1911 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: A. P. Brown and H. A. Pilsbry. 1911. Fauna of the Gatun Formation, Isthmus of Panama. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciencesof Philadelphia 63(2):336-373

Belongs to Metula according to W. P. Woodring 1964

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1911 and Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Metula (Metula), Metula amosi, Metula cancellata, Metula harrisi, Metula hindsii, Metula limonensis, Metula martini, Metula peruviana, Metula roberti, Metula taylorensis

Type specimen: ANSP (no number), a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), Panama (20)

Total: 23 collections each including a single occurrence

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