Ilyanassa obsoleta Say 1822 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative combinations: Buccinum obsoletum, Nassa (Ilyanassa) obsoleta, Nassa obsoleta, Nassarius (Ilyanassa) obsoletus, Nassarius obsoletus

Belongs to Ilyanassa according to A. J. W. Hendy et al. 2008

See also Clark 1906, Gardner 1943, Gardner 1948, Holmes 1858 and Spencer and Campbell 1987

Sister taxa: Ilyanassa (Paranassa), Ilyanassa arata, Ilyanassa corbis, Ilyanassa granifera, Ilyanassa harpuloides, Ilyanassa irrorata, Ilyanassa isogramma, Ilyanassa johnsoni, Ilyanassa marthae, Ilyanassa scalaspira, Ilyanassa schizopyga, Ilyanassa sexdentata, Ilyanassa trivittata, Ilyanassa wilmingtonensis

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (35: Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

Total: 35 collections each including a single occurrence

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