Ranella katherineae Squires 1983 (triton shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Full reference: R. L. Squires. 1983. New Mollusks from the Lower Middle Eocene Llajas Formation, Southern California. Journal of Paleontology 57(2):354-362

Belongs to Ranella according to R. L. Squires 1983

See also Squires 1984

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

Type specimen: UCLA 45959, a shell. Its type locality is CSUN Loc. 374, Las Llajas Canyon, which is in a Lutetian transition zone/lower shoreface sandstone in the Llajas Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at CSUN Loc. 374, Las Llajas Canyon

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