Melongena charanalensis Olsson 1931 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1931. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 4, The Peruvian Oligocene. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(63)

Belongs to Melongena according to A. A. Olsson 1931

Sister taxa: Melongena (Myristica), Melongena (Pyrula), Melongena (Rexmela), Melongena acanthina, Melongena bispinosa, Melongena californica, Melongena candelariana, Melongena consors, Melongena corona, Melongena galeodes, Melongena gigas, Melongena incornuta, Melongena lainei, Melongena laxecarinatus, Melongena melongena, Melongena orthacantha, Melongena patula, Melongena praemelongena, Melongena propatulus, Melongena pseudobucephala, Melongena venezuelana, Melongena woodwardi, Galeodes cornutus

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quebrada Charanal [Mirador Sandstone, Mancora Fm], which is in an Oligocene marine conglomerate/sandstone in the Mancora Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Quebrada Charanal [Mirador Sandstone, Mancora Fm]

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