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Hesperisternia tortugera Olsson 1922 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 188168

Alternative combinations: Cantharus (Hesperisternia) tortugera, Peristernia tortugera

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 waltonia

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore