Calophos ectyphus Woodring 1964 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Full reference: W. P. Woodring. 1964. Geology and paleontology of canal zone and adjoing parts of Panama: Description of Tertiary mollusks (gastropods: Columbellidae to Volutidae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 306(C):241-297

Belongs to Calophos according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

See also Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Calophos golfoyaquensis, Calophos inornatus, Calophos plicatilis, Calophos rohri, Calophos wilsoni

Type specimen: USNM 643658, a shell. Its type locality is Woodring loc. 138a [lower Gatun Fm], which is in a Tortonian marine sandstone in the Gatun Formation of Panama.

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Miocene of Panama (11 collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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