Agasoma gravidum Gabb 1866 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

Alternative combinations: Agasoma gravida, Clavella gravida

Full reference: W. M. Gabb. 1866. Section I. Tertiary Invertebrate Fossils. Part I. Description of New Species. Palaeontology of California, Volume II, Cretaceous and Tertiary Fossils 1-38

Belongs to Agasoma according to W. A. English 1914

See also Gabb 1866 and Gabb 1868

Sister taxa: Agasoma (Trophosycon), Agasoma andersoni, Agasoma barkerianum, Agasoma oregonense, Agasoma sinuatum

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Oligocene of United States (11: California collections)

• Eocene of United States (4: California, Oregon)

Total: 15 collections each including a single occurrence

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