Cassidea (Semicassis) mekranica Vredenburg 1925 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Full reference: E. Vredenburg. 1925. Description of Mollusca from the post-Eocene Tertiary formation of north-western India: Cephalopoda, Opisthobranchiata, Siphonostomata. Memoirs of the Geological Survey of India 50(1):1-350

Belongs to Cassidea (Semicassis) according to E. Vredenburg 1925

Sister taxa: Cassidea (Semicassis) calantica, Cassidea (Semicassis) ormarensis, Phalium (Semicassis) louella, Phalium (Semicassis) miolaevigata, Semicassis (Antephalium), Semicassis (Semicassis), Semicassis aldrichi, Semicassis angasi, Semicassis bisulcata, Semicassis centiquadrata, Semicassis deneseplicata, Semicassis faurotis, Semicassis granulata, Semicassis harpaeformis, Semicassis labiata, Semicassis monilifera, Semicassis oligocalantica, Semicassis ovulum, Semicassis pyrum, Semicassis pyshtensis, Semicassis reclusa, Semicassis sculpta, Semicassis senni, Semicassis (Tylocassis) maleaformis, Phalium (Tylocassis) sulcosum

Type specimen: Unknown number, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of India (1 collection), Pakistan (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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