Tenagodus bajaensis Squires 1990 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Siliquariidae

Full reference: R. L. Squires. 1990. New Paleogene Siliquariid and Vermetid Gastropods from the Pacific Coast of Southwestern North America. The Veliger 33(3):286-292

Belongs to Tenagodus according to R. L. Squires 1990

Sister taxa: Tenagodus (Agathirses), Tenagodus (Pyxipoma), Tenagodus (Tenagodus), Tenagodus anguina, Tenagodus californiensis, Tenagodus cossmani, Tenagodus granti, Tenagodus obtusiformis, Tenagodus obtusus, Tenagodus sowerbyi, Tenagodus terbellus, Tenagodus vitis, Siliquaria biparitita, Siliquaria parva, Siliquaria triadica, Siliquaria modesta

Type specimen: IGM 5102. Its type locality is CSUN Loc. 1291a [Bateque Fm], which is in a Ypresian transition zone/lower shoreface sandstone/limestone in the Bateque Formation of Mexico.

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder

Distribution:

• Eocene of Mexico (1 collection), United States (2: Washington)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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