Retusa (Cylichnina) galba Conrad 1833 (snail)

Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Retusidae

Alternative combinations: Bulla (Cylichna) galba, Bulla galba, Cylichna galba, Cylichnina galba, Volvaria galba

Synonyms: Bulla sthillairii Lea 1833, Cylichna sthillairii Lea 1833

Belongs to Retusa (Cylichnina) according to K. V. Palmer and D. C. Brann 1966

See also Heilprin 1879

Sister taxa: Cylichnina coelata, Cylichnina tantilla, Cylichnina turneri, Retusa (Cylichnina) aequiattenuata, Retusa (Cylichnina) conutus, Retusa (Cylichnina) marylandica, Retusa (Cylichnina) subspissa

Type specimens:

  • Retusa (Cylichnina) galba: ANSP 30548, a shell
  • Cylichna sthillairii: ANSP 5486, a shell.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Jamaica (1 collection), United States (24: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

• Paleocene of United States (1: Alabama)

Total: 26 collections each including a single occurrence

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