Astraea (Pomaulax) morani Loel and Corey 1932 (snail)

Gastropoda - Turbinoidea - Turbinidae

Alternative combination: Astraea morani

Full reference: W. Loel and W. H. Corey. 1932. The Vaqueros Formation, Lower Miocene of California (Part 1). University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 22(3):31-410

Belongs to Astraea (Pomaulax) according to C. A. Hall 2002

See also Addicott 1970 and Loel and Corey 1932

Sister taxa: Astraea (Pomaulax) biangulata, Astraea (Pomaulax) gibberosa, Astraea (Pomaulax) gradata, Astraea (Pomaulax) undosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is UC-A527 - Vaqueros Fm, which is in a Miocene coastal sandstone in the Vaqueros Formation of California

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (2: California)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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