Clava alajuela Olsson 1922 (cerith snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Cerithiidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1922. The Miocene of Northern Costa Rica. Bulletins of American Paleontology 9(39):1-309

Belongs to Clava according to A. A. Olsson 1922

Sister taxa: Rhinoclavis (Hopkinsiana), Rhinoclavis (Longicerithium), Rhinoclavis (Ochetoclava), Rhinoclavis (Proclava), Rhinoclavis (Rhinoclavis), Rhinoclavis ampullosa, Rhinoclavis articulata, Rhinoclavis aspera, Rhinoclavis bituberculata, Rhinoclavis brettinghami, Rhinoclavis fasciata, Rhinoclavis kochi, Rhinoclavis orditus, Rhinoclavis sinensis, Rhinoclavis submelanoides, Rhinoclavis vertagus, Rhinoclavis voglinoi, Cerithium (Vertagus) rudloffi, Vertagus kachhensis, Vertagus oligoasper, Clava (Semivertagus), Clava plebeia, Clava (Striovertagus), Clava aspera, Clava costaricana, Clava (Clava), Clava (Pseudovertagus), Clava (Clavocerithium)

Type specimen: Its type locality is Middle Creek [Rio Banano Fm], which is in a Piacenzian marine siliciclastic in the Rio Banano Formation of Costa Rica

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Middle Creek [Rio Banano Fm]

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