Natica (Natica) peruviana Olsson 1928 (moon snail)

Gastropoda - Naticoidea - Naticidae

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

Belongs to Natica (Natica) according to A. A. Olsson 1928

Sister taxa: Natica (Natica) castrenoides, Natica (Natica) cuspidata, Natica (Natica) grayi, Natica (Natica) mamilla, Natica (Natica) millepunctata, Natica (Natica) teglandae, Natica (Natica) tremarieri, Natica (Natica) weaveri

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: semi-infaunal carnivore


• Eocene of Peru (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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