Xancus peruvianus Olsson 1928 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turbinellidae

Alternative combinations: Turbinella peruviana, Xancus peruviana

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

Belongs to Xancus according to W. P. Woodring 1964

See also Clark and Durham 1946, Olsson 1928 and Vokes 1964

Sister taxa: Turbinella (Mangkalia), Turbinella affinis, Turbinella amazonianum, Turbinella angulata, Turbinella brasilianus, Turbinella buccina, Turbinella chipolana, Turbinella demissa, Turbinella episoma, Turbinella falconensis, Turbinella gratus, Turbinella hermani, Turbinella junghuhni, Turbinella laevigata, Turbinella magdalenensis, Turbinella mekranica, Turbinella pilsbryi, Turbinella polygonata, Turbinella praelaevigata, Turbinella praelavigata, Turbinella praetextilis, Turbinella premekranica, Turbinella pyrum, Turbinella rembangensis, Turbinella scolymoides, Turbinella scopulus, Turbinella trinitatis, Turbinella valida, Turbinella wheeleri, Xancus rex, Xancus (Eoxancus), Turbinella wilsoni, Xancus regina, Xancus talarensis, Xancus paytensis

Subtaxa: Xancus peruvianus colombianus

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Type specimen: Its type locality is 3-4 miles north of Casa Saman, Chira Valley, which is in a Priabonian marine shale/ash in the Chira Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Panama (1 collection), Peru (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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