Terebrifusus lepus Olsson 1930 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

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 Terebrifusus according to B. L. Clark and J. W. Durham 1946

See also Olsson 1930

Sister taxa: Terebrifusus amoenus, Terebrifusus multiplicatus, Terebrifusus placitus

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:

• Eocene of Colombia (1 collection), Peru (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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