Hemicerithium akriton Hoerle 1972 (cerith snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Full reference: S. E. Hoerle. 1972. Cerithiidae and Potamididae (Mollusca: Gastropoda0 from the Chipola Formation of northwestern Florida. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 10(1):1-22

Belongs to Hemicerithium according to S. E. Hoerle 1972

Sister taxa: Hemicerithium cossmanni, Hemicerithium craticulum, Hemicerithium imperfectum, Hemicerithium pagodum

Type specimen: USNM 646950, a shell. Its type locality is TU 820b - Farley Creek, which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (9: Florida collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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