Hesperisternia corrugata Gabb 1873 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative combinations: Muricidea corrugata, Nassaria corrugata

Synonym: Nassaria brevis Gabb 1873

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

Sister taxa: Hesperisternia karinae, Hesperisternia miamiensis, Hesperisternia multangulus, Hesperisternia scissus, Hesperisternia tortugera, Hesperisternia waltonia

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Venezuela (2 collections)

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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