Cymatosyrinx palmerae Harris and Palmer 1947 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Drilliidae

Full reference: G. D. Harris and K. E. H. Palmer. 1947. The Mollusca of the Mississippi Embayment (Sabine River to the Alabama River). Pt. II. Univalves and index. Bulletins of American Paleontology 30(117):207-563

Belongs to Cymatosyrinx according to G. D. Harris and K. E. H. Palmer 1947

Sister taxa: Cymatosyrinx aclinica, Cymatosyrinx dorseyi, Cymatosyrinx limatula, Cymatosyrinx lunata, Cymatosyrinx magnoliana, Cymatosyrinx mariana, Cymatosyrinx perpolita, Cymatosyrinx tiara, Cymatosyrinx ziczac

Type specimen: PRI 4969. Its type locality is Danville Landing, which is in a Priabonian marginal marine marl in the Moodys Branch Formation of Louisiana.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (4: Louisiana, Mississippi collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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