Velates californicus Vokes 1935 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neritoidea - Neritidae

Belongs to Velates according to W. P. Woodring 1957

Sister taxa: Velates balkanicus, Velates batequensis, Velates perversus, Velates rogeri, Velates rugatus, Velates tebanensis, Velates vizcainoensis, Velates vokesi

Type specimen: Its type locality is UCMP 3792, Runkle Canyon, which is in a Thanetian marine siliciclastic in the Santa Susana Formation of California

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Paleocene of United States (2: California collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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