Polystira ecuadoriana Olsson 1964 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Alternative combinations: Pleuroliria (Polystira) ecuadoriana, Polystira oxytropis ecuadoriana

Belongs to Polystira according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Polystira albida, Polystira antillarum, Polystira barretti, Polystira bayeri, Polystira coltrorum, Polystira communis, Polystira englishi, Polystira florencae, Polystira formosissima, Polystira gruneri, Polystira haitensis, Polystira jelskii, Polystira lindae, Polystira macra, Polystira opulenta, Polystira oxytropis, Polystira starretti, Polystira sunderlandi, Polystira tellea, Polystira tenagos, Polystira vibex, Polystira virgo

Type specimen: USNM 643960, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Ecuador (1 collection)

• Miocene of Costa Rica (1), Panama (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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