Xenophora deshayesi Michelotti 1847 (carrier shell)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Xenophoridae

Alternative combination: Phorus deshayesi

Belongs to Xenophora according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Azzaroli 1958 and Harzhauser 2007

Sister taxa: Xenophora (Xenophora), Xenophora agglutinans, Xenophora calculifera, Xenophora carditigera, Xenophora conchyliophora, Xenophora corrugata, Xenophora crispa, Xenophora cummulans, Xenophora delecta, Xenophora eocenica, Xenophora floridana, Xenophora hawleyi, Xenophora humilis, Xenophora konai, Xenophora onusta, Xenophora palaeoafra, Xenophora pallidula, Xenophora paulinae, Xenophora robusta, Xenophora rugata, Xenophora senegalensis, Xenophora simiensis, Xenophora stocki, Xenophora tatei, Xenophora terpstrai, Xenophora textilina, Xenophora willisi, Xenophora zitteli

Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Pliocene of Greece (2 collections)

• Miocene of Austria (1), Belgium (1), France (2), Germany (37), Greece (2), Italy (6), the Netherlands (2), Poland (1), Somalia (2), Turkey (3)

• Oligocene of Hungary (2), Oman (1)

• Eocene of France (1)

Total: 63 collections each including a single occurrence

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