Simnia (Neosimnia) cristata Dolin 1991 (snail)

Gastropoda - Cypraeoidea - Ovulidae

Full reference: L. Dolin. 1991. Cypraeoidea and Lamellarioidea (Mollusca: Gastropoda), from the Chipola Formation (late early Miocene) of northwestern Florida. Tulane Studies in Geology and Paleontology 24(1-2):1-60

Belongs to Simnia (Neosimnia) according to L. Dolin 1991

Sister taxa: Simnia (Simnia), Simnia (Spiculata), Simnia leathesi, Simnia limondinae, Simnia loebbeckeana, Simnia pacaudi, Simnia rostralina, Simnia spelta, Simnia subcarnea, Simnia subtruncata, Simnia texana, Simnia wisewoodae, Simnia (Calpurna) cookei, Simnia (Neosimnia) puella, Simnia (Neosimnia) semen, Neosimnia puana, Neosimnia (Neosimnia), Neosimnia leathesi, Neosimnia pliomajor

Type specimen: USNM 438617, a shell. Its type locality is TU 555 - Fourmile Creek [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Florida collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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