Pleuroploca gorgasiana Brown and Pilsbry 1913 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

Alternative combinations: Fasciolaria gorgasiana, Granolaria gorgasiana

Full reference: A. P. Brown and H. A. Pilsbry. 1913. Fauna of the Gatun Formation, Isthmus of Panama: II. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 64:500-519

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

See also Brown and Pilsbry 1913, Hendy et al. 2008, Olsson 1922 and Woodring 1964

Sister taxa: Fasciolaria (Pleuroploca) laeviuscula, Pleuroploca cristata, Pleuroploca cryptoploca, Pleuroploca filamentosa, Pleuroploca macdonaldi, Pleuroploca olssoni, Pleuroploca rugata, Pleuroploca trapezium, Pleuroploca turamensis

Type specimen: ANSP 3832, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Pliocene of Costa Rica (1 collection), Panama (1), Venezuela (1)

• Miocene of Colombia (1), Panama (9)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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