Paraseraphs cantamessae Maxwell et al. 2018 (snail)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Seraphsidae

Full reference: S. J. Maxwell, B. C. Congdon, and T. L. Rymer. 2018. A New Species of Paraseraphs (Gastropoda, Seraphsidae) from the Priabonian White Limestone Formation of Jamaica. Paleontological Journal 52(12):1371-1373

Belongs to Paraseraphs according to S. J. Maxwell et al. 2018

Sister taxa: Paraseraphs erraticus, Paraseraphs tetanus

Type specimen: USNM 135097A, a shell. Its type locality is Port Antonio, Eocene, which is in a Priabonian marine limestone in the White Limestone Formation of Jamaica.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Distribution: found only at Port Antonio, Eocene

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