Anchura gibbera Webster 1983 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Aporrhaidae

Full reference: M. L. Webster. 1983. New Species of Xenophora and Anchura (Mollusca: Gastropoda) from the Cretaceous of Baja California Norte, Mexico. Journal of Paleontology 57(5):1090-1097

Belongs to Anchura according to W. P. Elder and L. R. Saul 1996

Sister taxa: Anchura (Anchura), Anchura ainikta, Anchura baptos, Anchura callosa, Anchura carinifera, Anchura dubius, Anchura englishi, Anchura falciformis, Anchura gabbi, Anchura halberdopsis, Anchura infortunata, Anchura nanaimoensis, Anchura pelsaerti, Anchura phaba, Anchura requieniana, Anchura substriata, Anchura transversa

Type specimen: LACMIP 6465, a partial shell. Its type locality is LACMIP 2858, Ammonite Ravine, which is in a Campanian/Maastrichtian marine siliciclastic in the Rosario Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: semi-infaunal detritivore-suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of Mexico (11 collections), United States (1: California)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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