Surcula mayi Hanna and Israelsky 1925 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Full reference: G. D. Hanna and M. C. Israelsky. 1925. Contributions to the Tertiary paleontology of Peru. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 14(2):37-75

Belongs to Surcula according to G. D. Hanna and M. C. Israelsky 1925

Sister taxa: Turricula (Crenaturricula), Turricula (Leptosurcula), Turricula bulwaldana, Turricula calafia, Turricula cooperi, Turricula emerita, Turricula eolavinia, Turricula esdailei, Turricula excelsa, Turricula flammea, Turricula hanguensis, Turricula haydeni, Turricula kayalensis, Turricula keaseyensis, Turricula nelliae, Turricula ochsneri, Turricula piercei, Turricula praepromensis, Turricula promensis, Turricula rossellae, Turricula sethuramae, Turricula spuria, Turricula taurina, Turricula terryi, Turricula thangaensis, Turricula tornata, Turricula waringi, Turricula washingtoniana, Surcula holwayi, Surcula fairbanksi, Surcula sullana, Surcula thompsoni, Surcula iravadica, Surcula andersoni, Surcula birmanica, Surcula riomaonis, Surcula africana, Surcula gesteri, Turricula (Surcula) steinbacherae, Surcula piura, Surcula karenaica, Surcula wateleti, Surcula ingens, Surcula labiata, Surcula clarki, Surcula culleni, Surcula marylandica, Surcula merriami

Type specimen: CAS 1721, a partial shell. Its type locality is CAS Loc. 850, Quebrada Mancora [Negritos Fm], which is in an Eocene marine horizon in the Negritos Formation of Peru.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of Peru (1 collection)

• Eocene of Peru (2)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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