Rissoina rakhiensis Eames 1952 (snail)

Gastropoda - Rissooidea - Rissoidae

Full reference: F. E. Eames. 1952. A contribution to the study of the Eocene in Western Pakistan and Western India: C. The description of the Scaphopoda and Gastropoda from standard sections in the Rakhi Nala and Zindar Pir areas of the Western Punjab and in the Kohat District. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B 236:1-168

Belongs to Rissoina according to F. E. Eames 1952

Sister taxa: Rissoina (Ailinzebina), Rissoina (Apataxia), Rissoina (Buvignieria), Rissoina (Leaella), Rissoina (Mirarissoina), Rissoina (Pachyrissoina), Rissoina (Parazebinella), Rissoina (Phosinella), Rissoina (Rissoina), Rissoina (Rissolina), Rissoina (Schwartziella), Rissoina (Zebinella), Rissoina albertensis, Rissoina bruguieri, Rissoina cerithiiformis, Rissoina elegantissima, Rissoina gemma, Rissoina gerasimovi, Rissoina oryza, Rissoina podolica, Rissoina tennesseensis, Rissoina tenuistriata

Type specimen: BMNH G.68058, a shell. Its type locality is Fossil Bed F.1986, Rakhi Nala, which is in a Bartonian marine shale in the Drazinda Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of Pakistan (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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