Siphonalia nuntia 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 Siphonalia according to A. A. Olsson 1930

Sister taxa: Siphonalia acuta, Siphonalia andersoni, Siphonalia ariejansseni, Siphonalia belenensis, Siphonalia bicarinata, Siphonalia calvertana, Siphonalia cassidariaeformis, Siphonalia clarki, Siphonalia cotteri, Siphonalia danvillensis, Siphonalia devexus, Siphonalia gilberti, Siphonalia ishikariana, Siphonalia johnsoni, Siphonalia longirostris, Siphonalia nipponica, Siphonalia paradoxica, Siphonalia phosoidea, Siphonalia roblini, Siphonalia shojii, Siphonalia signa, Siphonalia spatiosa, Siphonalia supragranulata, Siphonalia sutterensis, Siphonalia tessaria, Siphonalia trilica, Siphonalia vistaensis

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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