Oliva (Ispidula) sayana Ravenel 1834 (olive snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Olividae

Alternative combinations: Oliva (Oliva) sayana, Oliva sayana

Synonyms: Oliva literata Lamarck 1811, Oliva litterata Lamarck 1811, Strephona literata Lamarck 1811

Belongs to Oliva (Ispidula) according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Anderson 1929, DuBar 1958, Holmes 1860, Martin 1904, Olsson 1967 and Olsson and Harbison 1953

Sister taxon: Oliva (Ispidula) tisiphona

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (34: Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

• Pliocene of Colombia (1), Costa Rica (1), United States (7: Florida)

Total: 43 collections each including a single occurrence

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