Cantharus arnoldi Rivers 1904 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative combination: Chrysodomus arnoldi

Belongs to Cantharus according to C. M. Carson 1925

Sister taxa: Cantharus (Cantharus), Cantharus (Endopachychilus), Cantharus (Eocantharus), Cantharus (Pollia), Cantharus (Zeapollia), Cantharus andoi, Cantharus angulata, Cantharus ashleyi, Cantharus breaensis, Cantharus brongniartianus, Cantharus bucklandi, Cantharus cowlitzensis, Cantharus elsmerensis, Cantharus erythrostoma, Cantharus luliana, Cantharus martiniana, Cantharus occidentalis, Cantharus perrini, Cantharus polygona, Cantharus tranquebaricus, Cantharus varicosus, Cantharus variegatus, Tritonidea (Cantharus) speciosa

Type specimen: LSJU no309; cast, CAS no. 4987 (hypotype).

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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