Chesaclava Petuch 1988 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Drilliidae

Full reference: E. J. Petuch. 1988. Neogene History of Tropical American Mollusks 1-217

Parent taxon: Clavinae according to E. J. Petuch 1988

See also Sepkoski 2002

Sister taxa: Agladrillia, Cymatosyrinx, Drillia, Splendrillia, Syntomodrillia, Crassopleura, Antimelatoma, Sediliopsis, Suavodrillia, Darbya, Clathrodrillia, Pseudoinquisitor, Hindsiclava, Spirotropis, Stenodrillia

Subtaxa: Chesaclava calvertensis Chesaclava choptankensis Chesaclava dissimilis Chesaclava pseudoeburnea Chesaclava quarlesi

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Type: Pleurotoma dissimilis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Chancellor Point [St. Marys Fm] (Miocene of Maryland)

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