Chrysallida scelera Oldroyd 1925 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Pyramidellidae

Alternative combination: Odostomia (Chrysallida) scelera

Full reference: T. S. Oldroyd. 1925. The fossils of the Lower San Pedro fauna of the Nob Hill cut, San Pedro, California. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 65(2535):1-39

Belongs to Chrysallida according to A. Hendy 2021

See also Oldroyd 1925

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

Type specimen: USNM 352516. Its type locality is Nob Hill cut, San Pedro, which is in a Pleistocene marine horizon in the San Pedro Sand Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Nob Hill cut, San Pedro

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