Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Aporrhaidae
Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1864. Description of the Cretaceous fossils. Geological Survey of California Palaeontology 1:57-217
Belongs to Tessarolax according to L. R. Saul and R. L. Squires 2015
See also Elder and Saul 1993 and Stewart 1927
Sister taxa: Aporrhais (Tessarolax) ebrayi, Tessarolax alaskana, Tessarolax bicarinata, Tessarolax bullardi, Tessarolax gabbi, Tessarolax grahami, Tessarolax inconspicua, Tessarolax incrustata, Tessarolax louellae, Tessarolax retusa, Tessarolax teleos, Tessarolax trinalis
Type specimen: Its type locality is "Chico beds" - Tuscan Springs, Tehama, which is in a Coniacian coastal siliciclastic in California
Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore
• Cretaceous of United States (9: California collections)
Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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