Melongena propatulus Anderson 1929 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Full reference: F. M. Anderson. 1929. Marine Miocene and related deposits of North Colombia. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences 18(4):73-213

Belongs to Melongena according to F. M. Anderson 1929

Sister taxa: Melongena (Myristica), Melongena (Pyrula), Melongena (Rexmela), Melongena acanthina, Melongena bispinosa, Melongena californica, Melongena candelariana, Melongena charanalensis, Melongena consors, Melongena corona, Melongena galeodes, Melongena gigas, Melongena incornuta, Melongena lainei, Melongena laxecarinatus, Melongena melongena, Melongena orthacantha, Melongena patula, Melongena praemelongena, Melongena pseudobucephala, Melongena venezuelana, Melongena woodwardi, Galeodes cornutus

Type specimen: CAS 4632, a partial shell. Its type locality is CAS Loc. 267 (horizon R), Tubará Mtn [Tubará Fm], which is in a Pliocene marine siliciclastic in the Tubará Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at CAS Loc. 267 (horizon R), Tubará Mtn [Tubará Fm]

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