Delphinula delphinus Linnaeus 1758 (laciniated dolphin shell)

Gastropoda - Turbinoidea - Turbinidae

Alternative combinations: Angaria (Angaria) delphinus, Angaria delphinus, Turbo delphinus

Synonyms: Delphinula distorta Linnaeus 1758, Delphinula fossilis Martin 1879, Turbo distorta Linnaeus 1758

Belongs to Delphinula according to G. Rosenberg et al. 2006

See also Ladd 1966, Martin 1879, Short and Potter 1987 and van den Hoek Ostende et al. 2002

Sister taxa: Angaria (Angaria), Angaria (Pseudoninella), Angaria calvii, Angaria coronata, Angaria pakistanica, Angaria scobina, Angaria sphaerula, Delphinula warnii, Delphinula canalifera, Delphinula varia, Delphinula laciniata, Delphinula striata, Delphinula sulcata, Delphinula lima, Delphinula gervilii, Delphinula infundibulata, Delphinula calcar, Delphinula spirorbis, Delphinula plana, Delphinula turbinoides, Delphinula laevigata

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Indonesia (1), Japan (1)

• Miocene of Guam (1), India (1), Indonesia (2), Iran (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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