Ilyanassa trivittata Say 1822 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

Alternative combinations: Buccinum trivittatum, Nassa trivittata, Nassarius (Hinia) trivittatus, Nassarius trivittatus

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

See also Holmes 1858, Martin 1904 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 obsoleta, Ilyanassa scalaspira, Ilyanassa schizopyga, Ilyanassa sexdentata, Ilyanassa wilmingtonensis

Type specimen: ANSP 16472, a shell

Ecology: slow-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore


• Quaternary of United States (40: Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia collections)

Total: 40 collections each including a single occurrence

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