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Pyruclia scheibei Anderson 1929 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 188595

Alternative combinations: Cancellaria (Pyruclia) scheibei, Cancellaria scheibei

Synonym: Cancellaria (Pyruclia) diadela Woodring 1970 (taxon 107722)

Full reference: F. M. Anderson. 1929. Marine Miocene and related deposits of North Colombia. Proceedings of the Academy of Sciences 18(4):73-213

Belongs to Pyruclia according to B. Landau et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Cancellaria (Pyruclia) bulbulus, Cancellaria (Pyruclia) cibarcola, Cancellaria (Pyruclia) laevescens, Cancellaria (Pyruclia) macneili, Cancellaria (Pyruclia) spatiosa, Pyruclia auriculaperta, Pyruclia casicalva, Pyruclia lacondamini, Pyruclia pycta, Pyruclia schucherti, Pyruclia solida, Pyruclia telemba, Pyruclia tweedledee, Pyruclia tweedledum, Pyruclia uva

Type specimens:

  • Pyruclia scheibei: CAS 4627, a shell
  • Cancellaria (Pyruclia) diadela: USNM 645724, a shell.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 46.2 x 36.3