Siphonalia tessaria Olsson 1931 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

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 Siphonalia according to A. A. Olsson 1931

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 nuntia, Siphonalia paradoxica, Siphonalia phosoidea, Siphonalia roblini, Siphonalia sakakurai, Siphonalia shojii, Siphonalia signa, Siphonalia spatiosa, Siphonalia supragranulata, Siphonalia sutterensis, Siphonalia trilica, Siphonalia vistaensis

Type specimen: Its type locality is Belen and Pajarabobo, which is in a Priabonian deep-water limestone/shale in the Cone Hill Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at Belen and Pajarabobo

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