Ecphora gardnerae Wilson 1987 (murex snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Alternative combination: Ecphora (Ecphora) gardnerae

Full reference: D. Wilson. 1987. Species of Ecphora, including the subgenus Stenomphalus, in the Pungo River Formation. Smithsonian Contributions to Paleobiology 61:21-30

Belongs to Ecphora according to Petuch 1988

See also Wilson 1987

Sister taxa: Ecphora (Ecphora), Ecphora (Stenomphalus), Ecphora (Trisecphora), Ecphora kochi, Ecphora meganae, Ecphora pamlico, Ecphora proquadricostata, Ecphora quadricostata, Ecphora tampaensis, Ecphora tricostata

Subtaxa: Ecphora gardnerae gardnerae Ecphora gardnerae germonae

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Type specimen: USNM 647519

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (13: Maryland, Virginia collections)

Total: 13 collections each including a single occurrence

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