Siphonalia bicarinata Dickerson 1915 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: R. E. Dickerson. 1915. Fauna of the Type Tejon: Its relation to the Cowlitz Phase of the Tejon Group of Washington. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 5(3):33-98

Belongs to Siphonalia according to R. E. Dickerson 1915

See also Turner 1938

Sister taxa: Siphonalia acuta, Siphonalia andersoni, Siphonalia ariejansseni, Siphonalia belenensis, Siphonalia calvertana, Siphonalia cassidariaeformis, Siphonalia clarki, Siphonalia cotteri, Siphonalia danvillensis, Siphonalia devexus, Siphonalia gilberti, 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

Subtaxa: Siphonalia bicarinata monospina

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Type specimen: CAS 316. Its type locality is CAS loc. 183, which is in a Bartonian marine mudstone/sandstone in the Cowlitz Formation of Washington.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (13: California, Oregon, Washington collections), Venezuela (1)

• Paleocene of the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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