Cerithiopsis llajasensis Squires 1984 (snail)

Gastropoda - Triphoroidea - Cerithiopsidae

Full reference: R. L. Squires. 1984. Megapaleontology of the Eocene Llajas Formation, Simi Valley, California. Contributions in Science, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County 350:1-76

Belongs to Cerithiopsis according to R. L. Squires 1984

Sister taxa: Cerithiopsis (Alipta), Cerithiopsis (Cerithiopsida), Cerithiopsis (Cerithiopsina), Cerithiopsis (Cerithiopsis), Cerithiopsis (Heterocerithiopsis), Cerithiopsis (Laskeya), Cerithiopsis andersoni, Cerithiopsis aralia, Cerithiopsis bolingerensis, Cerithiopsis calvertensis, Cerithiopsis carmenensis, Cerithiopsis diagona, Cerithiopsis discreta, Cerithiopsis dumblei, Cerithiopsis emersoni, Cerithiopsis emersonii, Cerithiopsis excelsus, Cerithiopsis fasteni, Cerithiopsis greenii, Cerithiopsis greggiensis, Cerithiopsis hauniensis, Cerithiopsis inopinus, Cerithiopsis lechuzaensis, Cerithiopsis mekranica, Cerithiopsis nana, Cerithiopsis punjabensis, Cerithiopsis subulata, Cerithiopsis tubercularis, Cerithiopsis veatchiana, Cerithiopsis vinca

Type specimen: LACMIP 6515. Its type locality is CSUN Loc. 371 - Santa Susana Mountains [Llajas Fm], which is in a Ypresian/Lutetian offshore sandstone in the Llajas Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (5: California collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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