Tessarolax trinalis Murphy and Rodda 1960 (snail)

Gastropoda - Sorbeoconcha - Aporrhaidae

Full reference: M. A. Murphy and P. U. Rodda. 1960. Mollusca of the Cretaceous Bald Hills Formation of California. Journal of Paleontology 34(5):835-858

Belongs to Tessarolax according to L. R. Saul and R. L. Squires 2015

See also Murphy and Rodda 1960

Sister taxa: Aporrhais (Tessarolax) ebrayi, Tessarolax alaskana, Tessarolax bicarinata, Tessarolax bullardi, Tessarolax distorta, Tessarolax gabbi, Tessarolax grahami, Tessarolax inconspicua, Tessarolax incrustata, Tessarolax louellae, Tessarolax retusa, Tessarolax teleos

Type specimen: UCLA 28627. Its type locality is UCLA loc. 3763, which is in a Cenomanian marine sandstone in the Budden Canyon Formation of California.

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal detritivore


• Cretaceous of United States (9: California collections)

Total: 9 collections each including a single occurrence

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