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Mitrella hayesorum Duerr 2008 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Columbellidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 146901

Full reference: R. Duerr. 2008. Two new species of Mitrella (Gastropoda: Neogastropoda: Columbellidae) from the lower Miocene Chipola Formation of northwestern Florida. The Nautilus 122(3):151-154

Belongs to Mitrella according to R. Duerr 2008

Sister taxa: Mitrela agenta, Mitrella (Atilia), Mitrella anchuela, Mitrella broderipi, Mitrella cantaurana, Mitrella debooyi, Mitrella edensis, Mitrella epacta, Mitrella gardnerae, Mitrella gausapata, Mitrella guttata, Mitrella hilberi, Mitrella limonensis, Mitrella mikra, Mitrella nanna, Mitrella oryzoides, Mitrella parva, Mitrella pedana, Mitrella phyllisae, Mitrella sima, Mitrella tuberosa

Type specimen: UF 119655, a shell. Its type locality is Farley Creek [Chipola Fm], which is in a Burdigalian marine sandstone in the Chipola Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 19.8 x 5.6