Tornatellaea pinguis Gabb 1864 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Acteonidae

Alternative combinations: Cinulia pinguis, Ringicula (Ringicula) pinguis, Ringinella pinguis

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

Belongs to Tornatellaea according to R. N. Nelson 1925

See also Gabb 1864, Gabb 1868 and Squires 1999

Sister taxa: Tornatellaea bella, Tornatellaea cretacea, Tornatellaea globulosa, Tornatellaea impressa, Tornatellaea lata, Tornatellaea regularis, Tornatellaea simulata, Tornatellaea vacavillensis

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (1: California collection)

• Paleocene of Belgium (1), United States (9: California)

• Tertiary of United States (1: California)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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