Scaphella stromboidella Kellum 1926 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

Full reference: L.B. Kellum. 1926. Paleontology and Stratigraphy of the Castle Hayne and Trent Marls in North Carolina. United States Geological Survey Professional Paper (143)1-56

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

See also Kellum 1926 and Richards 1943

Sister taxa: Scaphella (Clenchina), Scaphella (Scaphella), Scaphella aegyptiaca, Scaphella americana, Scaphella costaricana, Scaphella floridana, Scaphella junonia, Scaphella solitaria, Scaphella trenholmii, Scaphella virginiana

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS 10655 (John Gilette Farm), Silverdale, Trent marl, Onslow Co., NC, which is in a Miocene marine marl/sandstone in the Trent Formation of North Carolina

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Miocene of United States (1: North Carolina collection)

• Oligocene of United States (1: North Carolina)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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