Fusus mathewsonii Gabb 1864 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

Alternative combination: Surculites mathewsonii

Synonyms: Pleurotoma decipiens Cooper 1894, Potamides davisiana Cooper 1894, Surcula davisiana Cooper 1894

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

Belongs to Fusus according to W. M. Gabb 1864

See also Cooper 1894, Dickerson 1913, Squires 1984, Squires 1987 and Turner 1938

Sister taxa: Fusus abbreviatus, Fusus aciculatus, Fusus aequilateralis, Fusus aigneri, Fusus alligatus, Fusus angulatus, Fusus antiquus, Fusus aratus, Fusus argutus, Fusus asperulus, Fusus biplicatus, Fusus buddhaicus, Fusus bullata, Fusus citharellus, Fusus clavellatus, Fusus climacodes, Fusus cochleatus, Fusus conus, Fusus coronatus, Fusus crassus, Fusus cuvirostris, Fusus cylindricus, Fusus diaboli, Fusus dickersoni, Fusus drepanophorus, Fusus dumblei, Fusus dumetosus, Fusus exactus, Fusus excisus, Fusus faxensis, Fusus ficulacus, Fusus filiformis, Fusus flexuosus, Fusus funiculatus, Fusus funiculosus, Fusus gippslandicus, Fusus hecoxi, Fusus hehlii, Fusus heptagonus, Fusus hordeolus, Fusus humei, Fusus intortus, Fusus javanus, Fusus kingii, Fusus laevigatus, Fusus laufensis, Fusus longaevus, Fusus marginatus, Fusus martinez, Fusus minor, Fusus minutus, Fusus miocosmius, Fusus mississippiensis, Fusus nodosocarinatus, Fusus nodulosus, Fusus obscurus, Fusus plicatus, Fusus porrectus, Fusus promensis, Fusus roncanus, Fusus rudis, Fusus rugosus, Fusus sanctaecrucis, Fusus scalaroides, Fusus sentocosus, Fusus spiniferus, Fusus striatulus, Fusus subulatus, Fusus supraplanus, Fusus terebralis, Fusus tholoides, Fusus torosus, Fusus truncatulus, Fusus tumidus, Fusus uniplicatus, Fusus variabilis, Fusus vicksburgensis, Fusus warlii, Fusus washingtoniana, Fusus willisi

Type specimens:

  • Fusus mathewsonii: ANSP 4180
  • Pleurotoma decipiens:
  • Potamides davisiana:

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (16: California collections)

• Paleocene of United States (4: California)

Total: 20 collections each including a single occurrence

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