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Fusinus meganosensis Clark and Woodford 1927 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Fasciolariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351950

Full reference: B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford. 1927. The geology and paleontology of the type section of the Meganos Formation (lower Middle Eocene) of California. University of California Publications in Geological Sciences 17(2):63-142

Belongs to Fusinus according to B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford 1927

Sister taxa: Fusinus (Fusinus), Fusinus (Gracilipurpura), Fusinus alaquaensis, Fusinus bocarepertus, Fusinus bocaserpentis, Fusinus caboblanquensis, Fusinus closter, Fusinus colubri, Fusinus colus, Fusinus dictyotis, Fusinus dilectus, Fusinus dupetitthouarsi, Fusinus empleus, Fusinus engonius, Fusinus exilis, Fusinus henekeni, Fusinus henicus, Fusinus hoffmani, Fusinus honensis, Fusinus longiusculoides, Fusinus macnairyensis, Fusinus magdalenensis, Fusinus meredithae, Fusinus meunieri, Fusinus mohrioides, Fusinus patagoniensis, Fusinus quilonicus, Fusinus sewalliana, Fusinus simulans, Fusinus sirenideditus, Fusinus springvalensis, Fusinus taeniensis, Fusinus unicarinatus, Fusinus vonderschmidti

Type specimen: UCMP 31243, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP 3150, north of Mount Diablo, which is in a Ypresian coastal sandstone in the Meganos Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore