Ranellina pilsbryi Stewart 1927 (frog shell)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Bursidae

Synonym: Fusus californicus Conrad 1855 [replaced name]

Full reference: R. B. Stewart. 1927. Gabb's California fossil type gastropods. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia 78:287-447

Belongs to Ranellina according to Stewart 1927

See also Turner 1938

Sister taxon: Ranellina sulcata

Type specimens:

  • Ranellina pilsbryi: UCMP 31382
  • Fusus californicus:

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (11: California, Oregon collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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