Pyruclia scheibei Anderson 1929 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Alternative combinations: Cancellaria (Pyruclia) scheibei, Cancellaria scheibei

Synonym: Cancellaria (Pyruclia) diadela Woodring 1970

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 Pyruclia according to B. Landau et al. 2012

See also Anderson 1929, Barrios 1960, Jung and Petit 1990, Landau and Marques da Silva 2010, Landau et al. 2007 and Woodring 1970

Sister taxa: Cancellaria (Pyruclia) bulbulus, Cancellaria (Pyruclia) cibarcola, Cancellaria (Pyruclia) laevescens, Cancellaria (Pyruclia) lickana, Cancellaria (Pyruclia) macneili, Cancellaria (Pyruclia) spatiosa, Pyruclia auriculaperta, Pyruclia casicalva, Pyruclia lacondamini, Pyruclia pycta, Pyruclia schucherti, Pyruclia solida, Pyruclia telemba, Pyruclia tweedledee, Pyruclia tweedledum, Pyruclia uva

Type specimens:

  • Pyruclia scheibei: CAS 4627, a shell
  • Cancellaria (Pyruclia) diadela: USNM 645724, a shell.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


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

• Miocene of Colombia (4), Panama (2)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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