Orthaulax brasiliensis Maury 1925 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Thersiteidae

Belongs to Orthaulax according to H. E. Vokes and E. H. Vokes 1968

Sister taxa: Orthaulax aguadillensis, Orthaulax altilis, Orthaulax bermudezi, Orthaulax caepa, Orthaulax conoides, Orthaulax gabbi, Orthaulax hernandoensis, Orthaulax inornatus, Orthaulax japonicus, Orthaulax portoricoensis, Orthaulax pugnax

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rio Pirabas (Maury coll.), which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal limestone/limestone in the Pirabas Formation of Brazil

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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