Semicassis (Tylocassis) maleaformis Vokes 1938 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Full reference: H. E. Vokes. 1938. Upper Miocene Mollusca from Springvale, Trinidad, British West Indies. American Museum Novitates 988:1-28

Belongs to Semicassis (Tylocassis) according to H. E. Vokes 1938

Sister taxa: Cassidea (Semicassis) calantica, Cassidea (Semicassis) mekranica, 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, Phalium (Tylocassis) sulcosum

Type specimen: Amer. Mus. No. 24679, a shell. Its type locality is Springvale (AMNH collection), which is in a Miocene coastal sandstone in Trinidad and Tobago.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Springvale (AMNH collection)

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