Persicula propeobesa Mansfield 1925 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cystiscidae

Alternative combination: Marginella (Persicula) propeobesa

Synonyms: Marginella couviana Maury 1925, Persicula (Rabicea) couviana Maury 1925

Full reference: W. C. Mansfield. 1925. Miocene gastropods and scaphopods from Trinidad, British West Indies. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 66(22):9116-9125

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

See also Mansfield 1925 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Marginella (Persicula) calhounensis, Marginella (Persicula) progravida, Persicula amplior, Persicula cercadensis, Persicula cordorae, Persicula dockeryi, Persicula falconensis, Persicula hodsoni, Persicula interruptalineata, Persicula lavelana, Persicula maracaibensis, Persicula mirandana, Persicula obsesa, Persicula ovula, Persicula persicula, Persicula reussi, Persicula suwanneensis, Persicula venezuelana, Persicula zuliana, Persicula (Rabicea) propeobesa

Subtaxa: Persicula (Rabicea) couviana stenygra

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Type specimens:

  • Persicula propeobesa: USNM 352651, a shell. Its type locality is USGS 9195, which is in a Miocene marine siliciclastic in Trinidad and Tobago.
  • Marginella couviana:

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Miocene of Panama (2 collections), Trinidad and Tobago (3), Venezuela (1)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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