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Solariella walkeri Squires 2008 (top snail)

Gastropoda - Trochoidea - Trochidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 189998

Full reference: R. L. Squires. 2008. Eocene megapaleontology, stratigraphy, and depositional environments, Elsmere Canyon, Los Angeles County, California. Contributions in Science (517)1-16

Belongs to Solariella according to R. L. Squires 2008

Sister taxa: Solariella (Eosolariella), Solariella (Ethaliopsis), Solariella (Machaeroplax), Solariella (Solariella), Solariella altiuscula, Solariella cancellata, Solariella dibitata, Solariella ephnidia, Solariella gemma, Solariella hartleyensis, Solariella hauniensis, Solariella karikalensis, Solariella kincaidi, Solariella krohi, Solariella kroisbachensis, Solariella laqua, Solariella louisiana, Solariella maculata, Solariella minorstriata, Solariella ravni, Solariella shacklefordensis, Solariella stalagmium, Solariella stewarti, Solariella transennata, Solariella tricostata, Solariella vaughani

Type specimen: LACMIP 13414, a shell. Its type locality is LACMIP Loc. 17848 - Elsmere Canyon [Juncal Fm], which is in an Eocene submarine fan sandstone in the Juncal Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): shell 2.60 x 3.50