Epitonium (Acrilla) peruvianum Olsson 1928 (wentletrap)

Gastropoda - Ptenoglossa - Epitoniidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1928. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of northern Peru: Part 1. Bulletins of American Paleontology 14(52)

Belongs to Epitonium (Acrilla) according to R. Rivera 1957

Sister taxa: Acrilla affinis, Acrilla procerus, Acrilla unilineata, Amaea (Acrilla) affinis, Amaea (Acrilla) gallica, Amaea (Acrilla) issawii, Scalaria (Acrilla) leptalea

Type specimen: Its type locality is Negritos [Saman Conglomerate, Saman Fm], which is in an Eocene coastal conglomerate in the Saman Formation of Peru

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Peru (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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