Megalocypraea thomasi Olsson 1930

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Cypraeidae

Alternative combination: Gisortia thomasi

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1930. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 3, Eocene Mollusca. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(62):1-164

Belongs to Megalocypraea according to W. P. Woodring 1982

See also Olsson 1930

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Cabo Blanco, banks of Que Siches, which is in a Lutetian coastal sandstone in the Pale Greda Formation of Peru

Distribution: found only at Cabo Blanco, banks of Que Siches

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.