Sassia indica Vredenburg 1925 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combination: Tritonium (Sassia) indicum

Full reference: E. Vredenburg. 1925. Description of Mollusca from the post-Eocene Tertiary formation of north-western India: Cephalopoda, Opisthobranchiata, Siphonostomata. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 50(1):1-350

Belongs to Sassia according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Vredenburg 1925

Sister taxa: Charonia (Sassia) angusta, Charonia (Sassia) danica, Sassia (Byramia), Sassia (Personella), Sassia (Sassia), Sassia apenninica, Sassia armata, Sassia carlea, Sassia carmenensis, 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: Unknown number, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bhagothoro Hill (Oligocene of Pakistan)

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