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Ficopsis meganosensis Clark and Woodford 1927 (fig shell)

Gastropoda - Ficoidea - Ficidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 110108

Full reference: B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford. 1927. The geology and paleontology of the type section of the Meganos Formation (lower Middle Eocene) of California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 17(2):63-142

Belongs to Ficopsis according to A. E. Oleinik and L. Marincovich 2003

Sister taxa: Ficopsis (Fulguroficus), Ficopsis moharrami, Ficopsis multiformis, Ficopsis otaria, Ficopsis tuberculata, Ficopsis viejoensis, Ficus (Ficopsis) tricarinatus

Type specimen: UCMP 31240, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore