Gyrodes major Wade 1926 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

Belongs to Gyrodes according to N. F. Sohl 1964

Sister taxa: Gyrodes (Gyrodes), Gyrodes (Hypterita), Gyrodes (Sigaretopsis), Gyrodes (Sohlella), Gyrodes allisoni, Gyrodes brunsvicensis, Gyrodes expansa, Gyrodes globosus, Gyrodes greeni, Gyrodes mahalanobisi, Gyrodes onensis, Gyrodes pacificum, Gyrodes robustus, Gyrodes siskiyouensis, Lunatia (Gyrodes) conradiana, Natica (Gyrodes) lineata

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dave Weeks place, Coon Creek, which is in a Maastrichtian coastal sandstone in the Ripley Formation of Tennessee

Ecology: infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1 collection), United States (17: Mississippi, Tennessee, Texas)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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