Xenophora (Endoptygma) leprosa Morton 1834 (carrier shell)

Gastropoda - Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae

Alternative combinations: Trochus leprosa, Xenophora (Xenophora) leprosa, Xenophora leprosa

Belongs to Xenophora (Endoptygma) according to R. L. Squires and L. R. Saul 2001

See also Dockery 1993, Morton 1834 and Sohl 1960

Sister taxa: Endoptygma umbilicata, Xenophora (Endoptygma) hermax, Xenophora (Endoptygma) plicata

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (60: Alabama, Delaware, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, Tennessee, Texas collections)

Total: 60 collections each including a single occurrence

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