Conus (Leptoconus) safaedensis Eames 1952 (cone shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Conidae

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 Conus (Leptoconus) according to F. E. Eames 1952

Sister taxa: Conus (Leptoconus) amadis, Conus (Leptoconus) bonneti, Conus (Leptoconus) hanza, Conus (Leptoconus) marginatus, Conus (Leptoconus) medialira, Conus (Leptoconus) mompichensis, Conus (Leptoconus) protofurvus, Conus (Leptoconus) quilonensis, Conus (Leptoconus) sanctaemariae, Conus (Leptoconus) tomlini, Conus (Leptoconus) yuleianus

Type specimen: BMNH G.68403, a shell. Its type locality is East of Safaed, south of Tobah Kund, Dera Ismail Khan District, which is in a Lutetian marine shale in the Domanda Formation of Pakistan.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of India (1 collection), Pakistan (4)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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