Nassarius gayi Kiener 1835 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative combination: Buccinum gayi

Belongs to Nassarius according to D. Frassinetti and V Covacevich 1995

Sister taxa: Nassaria cornelliana, Nassarius (Alectrion), Nassarius (Arcularia), Nassarius (Caesia), Nassarius (Demondia), Nassarius (Hima), Nassarius (Hinia), Nassarius (Mirua), Nassarius (Nanarius), Nassarius (Nassarius), Nassarius (Niotha), Nassarius (Plicarcularia), Nassarius (Schizopyga), Nassarius (Tritiaria), Nassarius (Tritonella), Nassarius (Uzita), Nassarius (Zeuxis), Nassarius albescens, Nassarius antillarum, Nassarius bellulus, Nassarius burchardi, Nassarius cabrierensis, Nassarius chowanensis, Nassarius coronatus, Nassarius crematus, Nassarius dorsatus, Nassarius gigantulus, Nassarius glans, Nassarius granulatus, Nassarius hylus, Nassarius incrassatus, Nassarius janschloegli, Nassarius karinae, Nassarius kochianus, Nassarius luridus, Nassarius nodicinctus, Nassarius pagodus, Nassarius papillosus, Nassarius pauperus, Nassarius persicus, Nassarius prysmaticus, Nassarius pullus, Nassarius pygmaeus, Nassarius reductus, Nassarius repititi, Nassarius salina, Nassarius schizopyga, Nassarius scopularcus, Nassarius sopora, Nassarius splendidulus, Nassarius taeniolatus, Nassarius thielei, Nassarius trinitatensis, Nassarius trivittatoides

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Chile (1 collection), Peru (5)

• Pliocene of Chile (3)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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