Sassia warreni Beu 2010 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Full reference: A. G. Beu. 2010. Neogene Tonnoidean Gastropods of Tropical and South America; contributions to the Dominican Republic and Panama Paleontology Projects and Uplift of the Central American Isthmus. Bulletins of American Paleontology (377-378)1-550

Belongs to Sassia according to A. G. Beu 2010

Sister taxa: Charonia (Sassia) angusta, Charonia (Sassia) danica, Sassia (Byramia), Sassia (Personella), Sassia (Sassia), Sassia apenninica, 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, Austrotriton tumulosus, Austrotriton woodsii, Austrotriton gibbus, Austrotriton protensus, Austrotriton cyphus, Austrotriton textilis, Proxicharonia palmeri, Austrosassia crassicostatus, Austrosassia annectans, Austrosassia tortirostris, Austrosassia abbotti

Type specimen: NMB H 17964, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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