Aphera aphrodite Landau et al. 2012 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

Full reference: B. Landau, R. E. Petit, and C. M. Silva. 2012. New Cancellariidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) from the Miocene Gatun Formation of Panama, with eleven new species. Journal of Paleontology 86(6):907-930

Belongs to Aphera according to B. Landau et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Aphera islacolonis, Aphera lindae, Aphera peruana, Aphera tessellata, Aphera trophis, Aphera waltonensis, Aphera wigginsi

Type specimen: NHMW 2011/0177/0030, a shell. Its type locality is TU 961 - Cativa [lower Gatun Fm], which is in a Tortonian coastal siltstone in the Gatun Formation of Panama.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Miocene of Panama (6 collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.

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