Xenophora terpstrai Dey 1961 (carrier shell)

Gastropoda - Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae

Full reference: A. K. Dey. 1961. The Miocene Mollusca from Quilon, Kerala (India). Palaeontologica Indica 36

Belongs to Xenophora according to A. K. Dey 1961

Sister taxa: Xenophora (Xenophora), Xenophora agglutinans, Xenophora calculifera, Xenophora carditigera, Xenophora conchyliophora, Xenophora corrugata, Xenophora crispa, Xenophora cummulans, Xenophora delecta, Xenophora deshayesi, Xenophora eocenica, Xenophora floridana, Xenophora konai, Xenophora palaeoafra, Xenophora pallidula, Xenophora paulinae, Xenophora robusta, Xenophora rugata, Xenophora senegalensis, Xenophora simiensis, Xenophora tatei, Xenophora textilina, Xenophora willisi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala), which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in the Quilon Limestone Formation of India

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala)

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