Melongena californica Anderson and Martin 1914 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Full reference: F. M. Anderson and B. Martin. 1914. Neocene record in the Temblor Basin, California, and Neocene deposits of the San Juan District, San Luis Obispo County. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, Fourth Series 4(3):15-112

Belongs to Melongena according to F. M. Anderson and B. Martin 1914

Sister taxa: Melongena (Myristica), Melongena (Pyrula), Melongena (Rexmela), Melongena acanthina, Melongena bispinosa, Melongena candelariana, Melongena charanalensis, Melongena consors, Melongena corona, Melongena galeodes, Melongena gigas, Melongena incornuta, Melongena lainei, Melongena laxecarinatus, Melongena melongena, Melongena orthacantha, Melongena patula, Melongena praemelongena, Melongena propatulus, Melongena pseudobucephala, Melongena venezuelana, Melongena woodwardi, Galeodes cornutus

Type specimen: CAS 1753

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at SDSNH 4312 (=OCPC loc. 0022) (Miocene of California)

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