Tritonium centrosum Cope 1867 (triton)

Gastropoda - Tonnoidea - Ranellidae

Alternative combination: Bursa centrosa

Belongs to Tritonium according to G. C. Martin 1904

Sister taxa: Charonia (Charonia), Charonia guichemerri, Charonia lampas, Charonia multinodosa, Charonia sauliae, Charonia tritonis, Charonia variegata, Charonia weisbordi, Tritonium diegoensis, Tritonium eocenicum, Tritonium paucivaricatum, Tritonium pulchrum, Tritonium buwaldi, Tritonium martinezensis, Tritonium newsomi, Tritonium impressum, Triton ovoideus, Triton obscurus, Triton buccinoides, Triton sexcostatus, Triton heptagonum, Triton cribrosus, Triton quoyi, Triton connectens, Triton obscurus, Triton atavus, Triton oligostirus

Type specimen: Its type locality is James T. Thomas estate, which is in a Langhian offshore shelf horizon in the Calvert Formation of Maryland.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of United States (2: Maryland collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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