Fusus (Hemifusus) cooperii Gabb 1864 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Melongenidae

Alternative combination: Ficopsis cooperiana

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

Belongs to Fusus (Hemifusus) according to W. M. Gabb 1864

See also Dickerson 1915, Gabb 1868 and Squires 1984

Sister taxa: Fusus (Hemifusus) hornii, Fusus (Hemifusus) remondii, Hemifusus (Hemifusus), Hemifusus arnoldi, Hemifusus dalli, Hemifusus lincolnensis, Hemifusus montensis, Hemifusus sopenahensis, Hemifusus waringi, Volema (Hemifusus) ternatanus

Type specimen: UCMP 11691

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (10: California collections)

Total: 10 collections each including a single occurrence

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