Tornatellaea vacavillensis Palmer 1923 (snail)

Gastropoda - Heterostropha - Acteonidae

Full reference: D. B. K. Palmer. 1923. A fauna from the Middle Eocene shales near Vacaville, California. University of California Publications, Bulletin of the Department of Geological Sciences 14(8):289-318

Belongs to Tornatellaea according to C. M. Wagner and K. H. Schilling 1923

Sister taxa: Tornatellaea bella, Tornatellaea cretacea, Tornatellaea globulosa, Tornatellaea impressa, Tornatellaea lata, Tornatellaea pinguis, Tornatellaea regularis, Tornatellaea simulata

Type specimen: UCCIP 30610, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP 3573 - NW of Vacaville, which is in a Ypresian offshore shale in California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Distribution: found only at UCMP 3573 - NW of Vacaville

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