Leptarius 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

Parent taxon: Nassariidae according to W. P. Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Amyclina, Bathynassa, Bullia, Bulliinae, Bulliopsis, Colwellia, Cyllene, Cylleninae, Dorsaninae, Engoniophos, Ilyanassa, Molopophorus, Nassaria, Nassariinae, Pallacera, Phrontis, Profundinassa, Pseudostrombus, Psilarius, Sudonassarius

Subtaxa: Leptarius leptus

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Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Woodring Loc. 161c - Gatun Dam [middle Gatun Fm] (Miocene of Panama)

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