Urosyca Gabb 1868 (fig shell)

Gastropoda - Ficoidea - Ficidae

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1868. Section II. Cretaceous Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 127-205

Parent taxon: Ficidae according to W. J. Zinsmeister 1983

Sister taxa: Austroficopsis, Bulbificopsis, Ficopsis, Ficus, Fusoficula, Gonysycon, Perissolax, Priscoficus, Pseudogaleodea, Sycodes, Thalassocyon

Subtaxa: Urosyca robusta

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Type: Urosyca caudata

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at UCMP 784 (Paleocene of California)

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