Full reference: S. Dominici and T. Kowalke. 2014. Early Eocene Cerithioidean gastropods of mangrove-fringed coasts (South-central Pyrenees, Spain). Bollettino della Società Paleontologica Italiana 53(3):137-162
Sister taxa: Melanopsis (Lyrcaea), Melanopsis ancillaroides, Melanopsis callosa, Melanopsis clavigera, Melanopsis dufourii, Melanopsis fusulatina, Melanopsis impressa, Melanopsis narzolina, Melanopsis praerosa, Melanopsis sodalis
Type specimen: IGF 4334E, a shell. Its type locality is Rio Esera, sample 53, which is in a Ypresian shallow subtidal mudstone in Spain.
Ecology: epifaunal grazer
• Eocene of Spain (5 collections)
Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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