Tritonalia quilonica Dey 1961 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

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

Belongs to Tritonalia according to A. K. Dey 1961

Sister taxa: Purpura (Tritonalia) vindobonensis, Tritonalia interfossa, Tritonalia lurida, Tritonalia suborbiculata

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 carnivore

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

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