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Hesperisternia waltonia Gardner 1944 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 188162

Belongs to Hesperisternia according to B. Landau and C. Marques da Silva 2010

Sister taxa: Hesperisternia corrugata, Hesperisternia karinae, Hesperisternia miamiensis, Hesperisternia multangulus, Hesperisternia scissus, Hesperisternia tortugera

Type specimen: Its type locality is USGS Loc3856 - Mossyhead [Shoal River Fm], which is in a Serravallian marine marl/sandstone in the Shoal River Formation of Florida.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore