Agatrix epomis Woodring 1928 (nutmeg)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Alternative combinations: Cancellaria (Tribia) epomis, Tribia epomis

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1928. Miocene Molluscs from Bowden, Jamaica. Part 2: Gastropods and discussion of results. Contributions to the Geology and Palaeontology of the West Indies

Belongs to Agatrix according to B. D. Landau et al. 2012

See also Jung and Petit 1990, Marks 1949, Petit 1976 and Woodring 1928

Sister taxa: Agatrix agassizii, Agatrix beatrix, Agatrix losquemadica, Agatrix strongi

Type specimen: USNM 135418, a shell. Its type locality is TU 705 (>4 mm) [Bowden Fm], which is in a Pliocene offshore marl in the Bowden Formation of Jamaica.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), Jamaica (2), Panama (5), Venezuela (1)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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