Siphonalia acuta Rivera 1957 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: R. Rivera. 1957. Moluscos fosiles de la Formacion Paracas, Dpto. de Ica. Sociedad Geologica del Peru Primer Congreso Nacional de Geologia Anales - Parte II 32:165-219

Belongs to Siphonalia according to R. Rivera 1957

Sister taxa: Siphonalia andersoni, Siphonalia ariejansseni, Siphonalia belenensis, Siphonalia bicarinata, Siphonalia calvertana, Siphonalia cassidariaeformis, Siphonalia clarki, Siphonalia cotteri, Siphonalia danvillensis, Siphonalia devexus, Siphonalia gilberti, Siphonalia ishikariana, Siphonalia johnsoni, Siphonalia longirostris, Siphonalia nipponica, Siphonalia nuntia, Siphonalia paradoxica, Siphonalia phosoidea, Siphonalia roblini, Siphonalia sakakurai, Siphonalia shojii, Siphonalia signa, Siphonalia spatiosa, Siphonalia supragranulata, Siphonalia sutterensis, Siphonalia tessaria, Siphonalia trilica, Siphonalia vistaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bahia Lechuza, which is in an Eocene marine sandstone in the Paracas Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bahia Lechuza

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