Marginella (Serrata) xanthophaes Gardner 1947 (margin shell)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Marginellidae

Full reference: J. R. Gardner. 1947. The Molluscan Fauna of the Alum Bluff Group of Florida. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (142A-H)1-709

Belongs to Marginella (Serrata) according to J. R. Gardner 1947

Sister taxa: Hyalina (Serrata) arabica, Marginella (Serrata) brithia, Marginella (Serrata) chipolana, Marginella (Serrata) coloba, Marginella (Serrata) cornelliana, Marginella (Serrata) critha, Marginella (Serrata) denticulatoides, Marginella (Serrata) euancycla, Marginella (Serrata) eurystoma, Marginella (Serrata) nanna, Marginella (Serrata) pakistanica, Marginella (Serrata) vadosa, Serrata glaphyra, Serrata mauryae

Type specimen: USNM 328678, a shell. Its type locality is USGS Loc. 2564 - McCleland farm [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian marine marl/sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (6: Florida collections)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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