Lyria busera Olsson 1930 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1930. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 3, Eocene Mollusca. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(62):1-164

Belongs to Lyria according to A. A. Olsson 1930

Sister taxa: Lyria (Harpella), Lyria (Harpeola), Lyria (Indolyria), Lyria (Lyria), Lyria (Pseudolyria), Lyria acuticostulata, Lyria anceps, Lyria andersoni, Lyria antarctica, Lyria branderi, Lyria carolinensis, Lyria coquillensis, Lyria dalli, Lyria decora, Lyria gabrielensis, Lyria gemmata, Lyria goldfussi, Lyria hannibali, Lyria harpula, Lyria lamellatoplicata, Lyria madrakahensis, Lyria mansfieldi, Lyria mississippiensis, Lyria mitraeformis, Lyria musicinoides, Lyria nucleus, Lyria pattersonia, Lyria peruviana, Lyria punjabensis, Lyria sabulosa, Lyria samanaensis, Lyria sihesurensis, Lyria silicata, Lyria vaughani, Lyria wilcoxiana, Otocheilus mississippiensis, Dallivoluta surinamensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lomitos Cgl, Talara Fm - Yasila and Jaquay Cunas, which is in a Bartonian coastal sandstone in the Talara Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Lomitos Cgl, Talara Fm - Yasila and Jaquay Cunas

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