Aphera islacolonis Maury 1917 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Alternative combinations: Cancellaria (Aphera) islacolonis, Cancellaria islacolonis

Synonym: Cancellaria ellipsis Pilsbry 1922

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1917. Santo Domingo type sections and fossils. Bulletins of American Paleontology 5(30):1-43

Belongs to Aphera according to B. Landau et al. 2012

See also Jung and Petit 1990, Landau et al. 2012, Maury 1917, Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Aphera aphrodite, Aphera lindae, Aphera peruana, Aphera tessellata, Aphera trophis, Aphera waltonensis, Aphera wigginsi

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (8 collections)

• Miocene to Pliocene of the Dominican Republic (7)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (43)

Total: 58 collections each including a single occurrence

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