Tympanotonos morillensis Dominici and Kowalke 2014 (horn snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Potamididae

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

Belongs to Tympanotonos according to S. Dominici and T. Kowalke 2014

Sister taxa: Tympanotonos (Diptychochilus), Tympanotonos (Eotympanotonus), Tympanotonos (Tympanotonos), Tympanotonos stroppus, Tympanotonos turris

Type specimen: IGF 4340E, a shell. Its type locality is Campanue, sample 96, which is in a Ypresian shallow subtidal mudstone in Spain.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of Spain (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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