Siphonalia gilberti Moody 1916 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: C. L. Moody. 1916. Fauna of the Fernando of Los Angeles. University of California, Bulletin of the Department of Geology 10(4):39-62

Belongs to Siphonalia according to C. L. Moody 1916

Sister taxa: Siphonalia acuta, Siphonalia andersoni, Siphonalia ariejansseni, Siphonalia belenensis, Siphonalia bicarinata, Siphonalia calvertana, Siphonalia cassidariaeformis, Siphonalia clarki, Siphonalia cotteri, Siphonalia danvillensis, Siphonalia devexus, Siphonalia hadlockensis, Siphonalia ishikariana, Siphonalia johnsoni, Siphonalia longirostris, Siphonalia nipponica, Siphonalia nuntia, Siphonalia paradoxica, Siphonalia phosoidea, Siphonalia roblini, Siphonalia sakakurai, Siphonalia shojii, Siphonalia signa, Siphonalia spatiosa, Siphonalia supragranulata, Siphonalia sutterensis, Siphonalia teglandae, Siphonalia tessaria, Siphonalia trilica, Siphonalia vistaensis, Siphonalia washingtonensis

Type specimen: UCMP 11077, a shell. Its type locality is Fourth and Hill Streets, Los Angeles, which is in a Pliocene marine claystone in the Fernando Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Fourth and Hill Streets, Los Angeles

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