Bittium quilonense Dey 1961 (cerith snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

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

Belongs to Bittium according to A. K. Dey 1961

Sister taxa: Bittium (Bittium), Bittium (Brachybittium), Bittium (Cacozeliana), Bittium (Cerithidium), Bittium (Semibittium), Bittium (Stylidium), Bittium (Zebittium), Bittium koeneni, Bittium longissimum, Bittium nugatorium, Bittium oamaruticum, Bittium oedumi, Bittium pabloensis, Bittium parvulum, Bittium preussi, Bittium reticulatum, Bittium reticulatum, Bittium scotti, Bittium serenum, Bittium spina, Bittium topangensis, Bittium yaguense

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:

• Miocene of India (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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