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Rimella canalis Coquebert and Brongniart 1793 (true conch)

Gastropoda - Stromboidea - Strombidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 123083

Alternative combinations: Dientomochilus (Ectinochilus) canalis, Ectinochilus canalis, Rimella (Ectinochilus) canalis, Rostellaria canalis, Strombus canalis

Full reference: R. Coquebert and A. Brongniart. 1793. Extrait d'un mémoire sur la formation de la coquille de Strombus fissurella, et sur deux espèces analogues à celle-ci. Bulletin des Sciences, Société Philomatique de Paris 1:55-56

Belongs to Rimella according to R. L. Squires 2013

Sister taxa: Rimella (Rimella), Rimella carli, Rimella desertica, Rimella duplicostata, Rimella elongata, Rimella fissurella, Rimella fowleriana, Rimella fusoides, Rimella knappiana, Rimella levis, Rimella macilenta, Rimella oregonensis, Rimella pakistanica, Rimella peruviana, Rimella prestwichi, Rimella quoseibii, Rimella rimosa, Ectinochilus (Macilentos), Ectinochilus antipodarum, Ectinochilus gaudichaudi, Ectinochilus planum, Ectinochilus (Vaderos), Ectinochilus olssoni, Ectinochilus (Ectinochilus), Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) canalifer, Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) canalifera, Ectinochilus (Cowlitzia) washingtonensis

Type specimen: MNHN.F.A51121, a shell

Ecology: epifaunal omnivore-grazer