Odostomia (Chrysallida) elsiae Willett 1948 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Pyramidellidae

Full reference: G. Willett. 1948. Four new gastropods from the Upper Pleistocene of Newport Bay Mesa, Orange County, California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences 47(1):17-21

Belongs to Odostomia (Chrysallida) according to G. Willett 1948

Sister taxa: Chrysallida (Parthenina), Chrysallida auroraensis, Chrysallida beaufortensis, Chrysallida cincta, Chrysallida communis, Chrysallida gemmulosa, Chrysallida lucca, Chrysallida pulcia, Chrysallida pupula, Chrysallida pygmaea, Chrysallida scelera, Chrysallida semireticulata, Odostomia (Chrysallida) diegensis, Odostomia (Chrysallida) melanoides, Odostomia (Chrysallida) sequoiana

Type specimen: LACMIP 1071. Its type locality is LACMIP loc. 68-A, Newport Bay, which is in a Pleistocene coastal sandstone/sandstone in the Palos Verdes Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (3: California collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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