Xenophora cummulans Brongniart 1823 (carrier shell)

Gastropoda - Xenophoroidea - Xenophoridae

Alternative combinations: Trochus cumulans, Xenophora cumulans

Belongs to Xenophora according to M. Harzhauser 2004

See also Azzaroli 1958

Sister taxa: Xenophora (Xenophora), Xenophora agglutinans, Xenophora calculifera, Xenophora carditigera, Xenophora conchyliophora, Xenophora corrugata, Xenophora crispa, 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 stocki, Xenophora tatei, Xenophora terpstrai, Xenophora textilina, Xenophora willisi

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Austria (2 collections), Somalia (2)

• Oligocene of Greece (1), Iran (1), Somalia (5)

• Eocene of France (2), Italy (1), Romania (1), Somalia (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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