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Chesaclava quarlesi Petuch 1988 (turrid)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Turridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 157057

Full reference: E. J. Petuch. 1988. Neogene History of Tropical American Mollusks 1-217

Belongs to Chesaclava according to E. J. Petuch 1988

Sister taxa: Chesaclava calvertensis, Chesaclava choptankensis, Chesaclava dissimilis, Chesaclava pseudoeburnea

Type specimen: ANSP 52893, a shell. Its type locality is Chancellor Point [St. Marys Fm], which is in a Miocene coastal sandstone in the St Marys Formation of Maryland.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 14.0 x 5.0