Prosimnia blackae Beu and Marshall 2011 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Ovulidae

Full reference: A. G. Beu and B. A. Marshall. 2011. New Cenozoic records of genera and families from New Zealand (Mollusca, Gastropoda): highlights from Phillip Maxwell’s collection. New Zealand Journal of Geology and Geophysics 54(1):13-34

Belongs to Prosimnia according to A. G. Beu and B. A. Marshall 2011

Sister taxon: Prosimnia naviculae

Type specimen: G7102, a shell. Its type locality is small disused quarry, north side of Mititai-Tauraroa Road, which is in an Otaian intrashelf/intraplatform reef sandstone in the Pakaurangi Formation of New Zealand.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at small disused quarry, north side of Mititai-Tauraroa Road

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