Lyria lamellatoplicata Darragh and Kendrick 2008 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Full reference: T. A. Darragh and G. W. Kendrick. 2008. Silicified Eocene molluscs from the Lower Murchison district, southern Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum 24:217-246

Belongs to Lyria according to T. A. Darragh and G. W. Kendrick 2008

Sister taxa: Lyria (Harpella), Lyria (Harpeola), Lyria (Indolyria), Lyria (Lyria), Lyria (Pseudolyria), Lyria acuticostulata, Lyria anceps, Lyria andersoni, Lyria antarctica, Lyria branderi, Lyria busera, Lyria carolinensis, Lyria coquillensis, Lyria craticulata, Lyria dalli, Lyria decora, Lyria gabrielensis, Lyria gemmata, Lyria goldfussi, Lyria hannibali, Lyria harpula, Lyria madrakahensis, Lyria mansfieldi, Lyria mississippiensis, Lyria mitraeformis, Lyria musicinoides, Lyria nucleus, Lyria pattersonia, Lyria peruviana, Lyria punjabensis, Lyria sabulosa, Lyria samanaensis, Lyria sihesurensis, Lyria silicata, Lyria vaughani, Lyria wilcoxiana, Lyria zelandica, Otocheilus mississippiensis, Dallivoluta surinamensis

Type specimen: WAM 07.18, a shell. Its type locality is Kalbarri (Darragh/Kendrick collection), which is in a Bartonian/Priabonian transition zone/lower shoreface mudstone/sandstone in Australia.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Australia (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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