Bullia altilis Conrad 1832 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative combinations: Ancilla altilis, Ancillaria (Ancillopsis) altile, Ancillaria altile, Ancillaria altilis, Ancillopsis altile, Ancyllaria altilis, Buccinanops altile

Synonym: Anolax gigantea Lea 1833

Belongs to Bullia according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1966

Sister taxa: Buccinum (Bullia) simplex, Bullia (Buccinanops), Bullia annulata, Bullia hungarica, Bullia laevissima

Type specimens:

  • Bullia altilis: ANSP 14644, a shell
  • Anolax gigantea: ANSP 5909, a shell.

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (20: Alabama, Arkansas, South Carolina, Texas collections)

• Paleocene of United States (2: Alabama)

Total: 22 collections each including a single occurrence

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