Sconsia felix Maury 1934 (frog shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Bursidae

Alternative combination: Cassis felix

Full reference: C. J. Maury. 1934. Fossil invertebrates from Northeastern Brazil. Bulletins of the American Museum of Natural History 67(4):123-179

Belongs to Sconsia according to E. J. Petuch 1988

See also Maury 1934

Sister taxa: Morio (Sconsia) tuberculatus, Sconsia (Sconsia), Sconsia augustana, Sconsia beyrichi, Sconsia cocleana, Sconsia grayi, Sconsia hodgii, Sconsia laevigata, Sconsia lintea, Sconsia paralaevigata, Sconsia prolongata, Morionassa amplectens, Galeodosconsia striatula

Type specimen: Its type locality is Rio Pirabas (Maury coll.), which is in a Miocene shallow subtidal limestone/limestone in the Pirabas Formation of Brazil

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of Brazil (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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