Scaphander costatus Gabb 1864 (snail)

Gastropoda - Opisthobranchia - Cylichnidae

Alternative combinations: Cylichna costata, Scaphander (Mirascapha) costatus

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1864. Description of the Cretaceous fossils. Geological Survey of California Palaeontology 1:57-217

Belongs to Scaphander according to B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford 1927

See also Gabb 1864, Squires 1984, Squires 1987, Turner 1938 and Waring 1917

Sister taxa: Bulla (Scaphander) elegans, Scaphander (Mirascapha), Scaphander (Scaphander), Scaphander alaskensis, Scaphander brevicula, Scaphander impunctatus, Scaphander interruptus, Scaphander javanus, Scaphander jugularis, Scaphander nannus, Scaphander oligoturritus, Scaphander polysarcus, Scaphander radii, Scaphander rarus, Scaphander remondi, Scaphander stewarti, Scaphander washingtonensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (1 collection), United States (35: California, Oregon, Washington)

• Paleocene to Eocene of the Russian Federation (1)

• Paleocene of Mexico (1), United States (12: California)

• Cretaceous of United States (2: California)

Total: 52 collections each including a single occurrence

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