Leucosyrinx fijiensis Ladd 1982 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

Full reference: H. S. Ladd. 1982. Cenozoic fossil mollusks from Western Pacific Islands; Gastropods (Volutidae through Terebridae). United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 1171:1-100

Belongs to Leucosyrinx according to H. S. Ladd 1982

Sister taxa: Leucosyrinx chloris, Leucosyrinx clallamensis, Leucosyrinx nicoya, Leucosyrinx rugata, Leucosyrinx verrillii, Leucosyrinx xenica

Type specimen: USNM 214299, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at USGS 25142. South-facing cut in marl behind Carlton Brewery on Queen's Road (Miocene of Fiji)

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