Acanthina obesa DeVries 2003 (unicorn)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Muricidae

Full reference: T. J. DeVries. 2003. Acanthina Fischer von Waldheim, 1807 (Gastropoda: Muricidae), an ocenebrine genus edemic to South America. The Veliger 46(4):332-350

Belongs to Acanthina according to T. J. DeVries 2003

Sister taxa: Acanthina katzi, Acanthina monodon, Acanthina rugosa, Acanthina triangularis, Acanthina unicornis

Type specimen: OSU 37361, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Pliocene of Peru (4 collections)

• Miocene of Peru (6)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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