Melongena acanthina Dalton 1908 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Alternative combination: Cassidea acanthina

Belongs to Melongena according to E. Vredenburg 1921

Sister taxa: Melongena (Myristica), Melongena (Pyrula), Melongena (Rexmela), Melongena bispinosa, Melongena californica, Melongena candelariana, Melongena charanalensis, Melongena consors, Melongena corona, Melongena galeodes, Melongena gigas, Melongena incornuta, Melongena lainei, Melongena laxecarinatus, Melongena melongena, Melongena orthacantha, Melongena patula, Melongena praemelongena, Melongena propatulus, Melongena pseudobucephala, Melongena venezuelana, Melongena woodwardi, Galeodes cornutus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Yenangyrat (Sitsayan stage), which is in a Rupelian marine horizon in the Sitsayan Formation of Myanmar

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Myanmar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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