Orthaulax inornatus Gabb 1872 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Thersiteidae

Belongs to Orthaulax according to H. E. Vokes and E. H. Vokes 1968

See also Cooke 1919 and Maury 1917

Sister taxa: Orthaulax aguadillensis, Orthaulax altilis, Orthaulax bermudezi, Orthaulax brasiliensis, Orthaulax caepa, Orthaulax conoides, Orthaulax gabbi, Orthaulax hernandoensis, Orthaulax japonicus, Orthaulax portoricoensis, Orthaulax pugnax

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baitoa Formation (unspecified localities), which is in a Miocene coastal siliciclastic in the Baitoa Formation of the Dominican Republic

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (3 collections), Cuba (1), the Dominican Republic (1)

• Oligocene to Miocene of United States (1: Florida)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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