Gordanops baranoanus Anderson 1929 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative combinations: Calophos baranoanus, Phos baranoanus

Full reference: F. M. Anderson. 1929. Marine Miocene and related deposits of North Colombia. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences 18(4):73-213

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

See also Anderson 1929, Barrios 1960 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxon: Gordanops esmeraldensis

Type specimen: CAS 4657, a shell. Its type locality is CAS Loc. 325A, between Chorrera and Cibarco [Tubará Fm], which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in the Tubará Formation of Colombia.

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Colombia (3 collections), Mexico (1), Venezuela (2)

• Miocene of Colombia (4), Trinidad and Tobago (9)

Total: 19 collections each including a single occurrence

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