Nassarius chowanensis Gardner 1943 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative combination: Uzita chowanensis

Full reference: J. A. Gardner. 1943. Mollusca from the Miocene and Lower Pliocene of Virginia and North Carolina. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper 199(A)

Belongs to Nassarius according to L. W. Ward and B.W. Blackwelder 1987

Sister taxa: Nassaria cornelliana, Nassarius (Alectrion), Nassarius (Arcularia), Nassarius (Caesia), Nassarius (Demondia), Nassarius (Hima), Nassarius (Hinia), Nassarius (Mirua), Nassarius (Nanarius), Nassarius (Nassarius), Nassarius (Niotha), Nassarius (Plicarcularia), Nassarius (Schizopyga), Nassarius (Tritiaria), Nassarius (Tritonella), Nassarius (Uzita), Nassarius (Zeuxis), Nassarius albescens, Nassarius antillarum, Nassarius bellulus, Nassarius burchardi, Nassarius cabrierensis, Nassarius coronatus, Nassarius crematus, Nassarius dorsatus, Nassarius gayi, Nassarius gigantulus, Nassarius glans, Nassarius granulatus, Nassarius hylus, Nassarius incrassatus, Nassarius janschloegli, Nassarius karinae, Nassarius kochianus, Nassarius luridus, Nassarius nodicinctus, Nassarius pagodus, Nassarius papillosus, Nassarius pauperus, Nassarius persicus, Nassarius prysmaticus, Nassarius pullus, Nassarius pygmaeus, Nassarius reductus, Nassarius repititi, Nassarius salina, Nassarius schizopyga, Nassarius scopularcus, Nassarius sopora, Nassarius splendidulus, Nassarius taeniolatus, Nassarius thielei, Nassarius trinitatensis, Nassarius trivittatoides

Type specimen: USNM 325405, a shell

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (2: North Carolina collections)

• Pliocene of United States (2: North Carolina)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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