Sthenorhytis antiguense Brown 1913 (wentletrap)

Gastropoda - Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae

Alternative combinations: Epitonium (Sthenorhytis) antiguense, Scala (Sthenorhytis) antiguensis

Full reference: A. P. Brown. 1913. Notes on the Geology of the Island of Antigua. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 584-616

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

See also Cooke 1919

Sister taxa: Epitonium (Sthenorytis) crescentense, Epitonium (Sthenorytis) stearnsii, Epitonium (Sthenorytis) ventricosum, Scala (Sthenorytis) expansa, Scala (Sthenorytis) pachypleura, Sthenorhytis grenadinarum, Sthenorytis dianae, Sthenorytis proglobosa, Sthenorytis turbinus

Type specimen: ANSP 1645, a shell

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Antigua Formation (Oligocene of Antigua and Barbuda)

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