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Bivetiella dilatata Landau et al. 2012 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Cancellariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 250090

Full reference: B. Landau, R. E. Petit, and C. M. Silva. 2012. New Cancellariidae (Mollusca, Gastropoda) from the Miocene Gatun Formation of Panama, with eleven new species. Journal of Paleontology 86(6):907-930

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

Sister taxa: Bivetiella bajonensis, Bivetiella dariena, Bivetiella epistomifera, Bivetiella gabbiana, Bivetiella similis, Cancellaria (Bivetiella) cancellata, Cancellaria (Bivetiella) lugogonzalezorum

Type specimen: NMB H 19955, a shell. Its type locality is NMB 18510 - Rio Tuquesa [Tuira Fm], which is in a Tortonian coastal horizon in the Tuira Formation of Panama.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore

Average measurements (in mm): shell 24.7 x 17.4