Siphonalia sakakurai Mizuno 1954 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Full reference: A. Mizuno. 1954. On Two New Forms of PaleogeneGastropods from Hokkaido, Japan. Venus 18(2):101-108

Belongs to Siphonalia according to A. Mizuno 1954

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 gilberti, Siphonalia hadlockensis, Siphonalia ishikariana, Siphonalia johnsoni, Siphonalia longirostris, Siphonalia nipponica, Siphonalia nuntia, Siphonalia paradoxica, Siphonalia phosoidea, Siphonalia roblini, Siphonalia shojii, Siphonalia signa, Siphonalia spatiosa, Siphonalia supragranulata, Siphonalia sutterensis, Siphonalia teglandae, Siphonalia tessaria, Siphonalia trilica, Siphonalia vistaensis, Siphonalia washingtonensis

Type specimen: GSJ 1699. Its type locality is Mitsubishi-Bibai Coal mine, which is in an Eocene marine horizon in the Horokabetsu Formation of Japan.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (1: Alaska collection)

• Eocene of Japan (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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