Persististrombus quilonensis Dey 1961 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

Alternative combination: Strombus quilonensis

Full reference: A. K. Dey. 1961. The Miocene Mollusca from Quilon, Kerala (India). Palaeontologica Indica 36

Belongs to Persististrombus according to M. Harzhauser et al. 2009

See also Dey 1961 and Harzhauser 2007

Sister taxa: Persististrombus aldrichi, Persististrombus baltrae, Persististrombus barrigonensis, Persististrombus bernielandaui, Persististrombus bonellii, Persististrombus chipolanus, Persististrombus coronatus, Persististrombus depertitus, Persististrombus exbonellii, Persististrombus gijskronenbergi, Persististrombus granulatus, Persististrombus insulanus, Persististrombus kronenbergi, Persististrombus mardieae, Persististrombus obliteratus, Persististrombus preoccupatus, Persististrombus radix, Persististrombus toroensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala), which is in a Miocene carbonate limestone in the Quilon Limestone Formation of India

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution: found only at Quilon Limestone (Quilon, Kerala)

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