Drepanocheilus bataviensis Wild and Stilwell 2016 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Aporrhaidae

Full reference: T. J. Wild and J. D. Stilwell. 2016. First Cretaceous (Albian) invertebrate fossil assemblage from Batavia Knoll, Perth Abyssal Plain, eastern Indian Ocean: taxonomy and paleoecological significance. Journal of Paleontology 90:959-980

Belongs to Drepanocheilus according to T. J. Wild and J. D. Stilwell 2016

Sister taxon: Drepanocheilus (Tulochilus)

Type specimen: WAM 15.112, a shell. Its type locality is Batavia Knoll, which is in an Albian coastal sandstone in Indian Ocean.

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore

Distribution: found only at Batavia Knoll

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