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Purpurina concava Münster 1841 (periwinkle)

Gastropoda - Littorinoidea - Purpurinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 268121

Alternative combination: Pleurotomaria concava

Full reference: G. Münster. 1841. Beiträge zur Geognosie und Petrefacten-Kunde des südöstlichen Tirols vorzüglich der Schichten von St. Cassian. II. Beschreibung und Abbildung der in den Kalkmergelschichten von St. Cassian gefunden Versteinerungen. Beiträge zur Petrefacten-Kunde 4:25-152

Belongs to Purpurina according to E. Kittl 1892

Sister taxa: Purpurina (Globipurpurina), Purpurina (Pseudalaria), Purpurina (Purpurina), Purpurina elaborata, Purpurina gravinaensis, Purpurina pleurotomaria, Purpurina scalaris, Purpurina sowerbyi, Purpurina subpleurotomaria, Purpurina vaceki

Type specimen: Its type locality is Spergen Hill, near railroad station at Harristown, southeast of Salem, which is in a Meramecian carbonate limestone in the Salem Formation of Indiana

Ecology: epifaunal grazer