Galeodea planotecta Meyer and Aldrich 1886 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative combinations: Cassidaria planotecta, Mambrinia planotecta

Belongs to Galeodea according to A. G. Beu 2008

Sister taxa: Galeodea aegyptiaca, Galeodea allani, Galeodea apta, Galeodea bicatenata, Galeodea californica, Galeodea depressa, Galeodea echinophora, Galeodea koureos, Galeodea louella, Galeodea megacephala, Galeodea meganosensis, Galeodea petersoni, Galeodea sutterensis, Galeodea tuberculiformis, Galeodea wylliei, Galeoocorys leucodoma, Galeodea (Gomphopages) turneri, Galeodea (Mambrinia) gallica, Galeodea (Mambrinia) nodosa, Cassidaria javana, Cassidaria cheops, Cassidaria khaledi, Cassidaria desori

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (17: Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas)

Total: 18 collections each including a single occurrence

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