Galeodea californica Clark 1942 (snail)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Cassidae

Alternative combination: Galeodea (Caliagaleodea) californica

Full reference: B. L. Clark. 1942. New Middle Eocene Gastropods from California. Journal of Paleontology 16(1):116-119

Belongs to Galeodea according to A. J. W. Hendy 2020

See also Beu 2008, Squires 1984, Squires 1988 and Squires 2019

Sister taxa: Galeodea aegyptiaca, Galeodea allani, Galeodea bicatenata, Galeodea crescentensis, Galeodea depressa, Galeodea echinophora, Galeodea koureos, Galeodea louella, Galeodea megacephala, Galeodea meganosensis, Galeodea petersoni, Galeodea planotecta, Galeodea sutterensis, Galeodea wylliei, Galeoocorys leucodoma, Galeodea (Gomphopages) turneri, Galeodea (Mambrinia) gallica, Galeodea (Mambrinia) nodosa, Cassidaria javana, Cassidaria cheops, Cassidaria khaledi, Cassidaria lintea, Cassidaria desori

Type specimen: UCMP 34376, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore


• Eocene of United States (7: California collections)

Total: 7 collections each including a single occurrence

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