Scaphella aegyptiaca Wanner 1902 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Alternative combination: Voluta (Scaphella) aegyptiaca

Belongs to Scaphella according to Wanner 1902

Sister taxa: Scaphella (Clenchina), Scaphella (Scaphella), Scaphella americana, Scaphella costaricana, Scaphella floridana, Scaphella junonia, Scaphella solitaria, Scaphella stromboidella, Scaphella trenholmii, Scaphella virginiana

Type specimen: Its type locality is Bab-el Jasmund, Libyan Desert, which is in a Danian perireef or subreef limestone in Egypt

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Eocene of Egypt (1 collection)

• Paleocene of Egypt (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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