Galeodea echinophora Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative combinations: Buccinum echinophorum, Cassidaria echinophora, Echinora echinophorum, Morio echinophora

Synonym: Echinora tuberosa Schumacher 1817

Belongs to Galeodea according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Beu 2008 and Mukerjee 1939

Sister taxa: Galeodea aegyptiaca, Galeodea allani, Galeodea bicatenata, Galeodea depressa, Galeodea koureos, Galeodea megacephala, Galeodea petersoni, Galeodea planotecta, Galeodea sutterensis, Galeoocorys leucodoma, Galeodea (Gomphopages) turneri, Galeodea (Caliagaleodea) californica, Galeodea (Mambrinia) gallica, Galeodea (Mambrinia) nodosa, Cassidaria javana, Cassidaria cheops, Cassidaria khaledi, Cassidaria desori

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (3 collections)

• Pliocene of Spain (1)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1), India (1), Italy (3), Slovakia (1)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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