Nicema amara Woodring 1964 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

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 Nicema according to W. P. Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Nicema guttifera, Nicema predistorta

Type specimen: USNM 643665, a shell. Its type locality is Woodring Loc. 136 - Sabanita [lower Gatun Fm], which is in a Tortonian marine sandstone in the Gatun Formation of Panama.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Miocene of Panama (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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