Galeodea echinophora Linnaeus 1758 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - 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, Mukerjee 1939 and Schenck 1926

Sister taxa: Doliopsis tricarinatum, Galeodea aegyptiaca, Galeodea allani, Galeodea bicatenata, Galeodea californica, Galeodea crescentensis, Galeodea depressa, Galeodea koureos, Galeodea louella, Galeodea megacephala, Galeodea meganosensis, Galeodea petersoni, Galeodea petrosa, Galeodea planotecta, Galeodea sutterensis, Galeodea tuberculiformis, Galeodea wylliei, Galeoocorys leucodoma, Cassidaria cheops, Cassidaria javana, Cassidaria washingtoniana, Cassidaria khaledi, Cassidaria desori, Cassidaria lintea, Galeodea (Gomphopages) millsapsi, Galeodea (Gomphopages) turneri, Galeodea (Gomphopages) meganosensis, Galeodea (Mambrinia) gallica, Galeodea (Mambrinia) nodosa

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (3 collections)

• Pliocene of Holy See (Vatican City State) (1), Spain (1)

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

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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