Ranella olearium Linnaeus 1758 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combinations: Argobuccinum (Ranella) olearium, Murex olearium, Ranella olearia

Synonyms: Argobuccinum giganteum Lamarck 1816, Ranella gigantea Lamarck 1816

Belongs to Ranella according to A. G. Beu 2010

See also Beu 1978

Sister taxa: Ranella anglica, Ranella antiqua, Ranella chilena, Ranella domenginica, Ranella gemmifera, Ranella intercostalis, Ranella junghuhni, Ranella katherineae, Ranella leucostoma, Ranella magnifica, Ranella poppelacki, Ranella prattii, Ranella promensis, Ranella tubercularis, Ranella vancouverensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Italy (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Spain (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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