Rimella macilenta White 1889 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

Alternative combinations: Ectinochilus (Macilentos) macilenta, Ectinochilus (Macilentos) macilentus, Rimella (Macilentos) macilenta

Belongs to Rimella according to R. L. Squires 2013

See also Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Squires 1988, Squires and Demetrion 1992 and Turner 1938

Sister taxa: Rimella (Rimella), Rimella canalis, Rimella carli, Rimella desertica, Rimella duplicostata, Rimella elongata, Rimella fissurella, Rimella fowleriana, Rimella fusoides, Rimella knappiana, Rimella levis, Rimella oregonensis, Rimella pakistanica, Rimella peruviana, Rimella prestwichi, Rimella quoseibii, Rimella rimosa, Ectinochilus (Macilentos), Ectinochilus antipodarum, Ectinochilus gaudichaudi, Ectinochilus planum, Ectinochilus (Vaderos), Ectinochilus olssoni, Ectinochilus (Ectinochilus), Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) canalifer, Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) canalifera, Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) washingtonensis

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (65: California, Oregon, Washington collections)

Total: 65 collections each including a single occurrence

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