Melanella coalingana Vokes 1939 (snail)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae

Full reference: H. E. Vokes. 1939. Molluscan faunas of the Domengine and Arroyo Hondo Formations of the California Eocene. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 38:1-246

Belongs to Melanella according to H. E. Vokes 1939

Sister taxa: Melanella (Polygyreulima), Melanella badenia, Melanella bolivarensis, Melanella conoidea, Melanella dufresnei, Melanella eborea, Melanella indicaformis, Melanella jacksonensis, Melanella jamaicensis, Melanella kaiparaensis, Melanella karsteni, Melanella migrans, Melanella seymourensis, Melanella waikomitica

Type specimen: UCMP 15873. Its type locality is UCMP 1817, Urruttia Canyon-Salt Creek, which is in a Ypresian deep-water shale in the Lodo Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at UCMP 1817, Urruttia Canyon-Salt Creek

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