Hesperisternia tortugera Olsson 1922 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative combinations: Cantharus (Hesperisternia) tortugera, Peristernia tortugera

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

See also Olsson 1922

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

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Costa Rica (2 collections), Venezuela (1)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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