Melanella indicaformis Devries 2018 (snail)

Gastropoda - Vanikoroidea - Eulimidae

Full reference: T. J. Devries. 2018. Early Paleogene brackish-water molluscs from the Caballas Formation of the East Pisco Basin (Southern Peru). Journal of Natural History

Belongs to Melanella according to T. J. Devries 2018

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

Type specimen: UWBM 107617, a shell. Its type locality is B8769, which is in a Ypresian coastal sandstone in Peru.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Peru (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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