Modulus tamanensis Maury 1925 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Modulidae

Alternative combination: Modulus tamenensis

Belongs to Modulus according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Landau et al. 2008 and Mansfield 1925

Sister taxa: Modulus basileus, Modulus basteroti, Modulus calusa, Modulus carchedonius, Modulus modulus, Modulus tectum, Modulus vermeiji, Modulus willcoxi

Type specimen: USNM 352686, a shell. Its type locality is USGS 8301, which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in Trinidad and Tobago.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Venezuela (1 collection)

• Miocene of Colombia (8), Trinidad and Tobago (2)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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