Sassia apenninica Sassi 1827 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combinations: Charonia (Sassia) apenninica, Triton apenninicum

Belongs to Sassia according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Harasewych and Beu 2007

Sister taxa: Charonia (Sassia) angusta, Charonia (Sassia) danica, Sassia (Byramia), Sassia (Personella), Sassia (Sassia), Sassia armata, Sassia carlea, Sassia carmenensis, 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

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Greece (2), Italy (1), Spain (3)

• Miocene of Greece (1), Grenada (1), Poland (1), Romania (1)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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