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Strepsidura diabloensis Clark and Woodford 1927 (true whelk)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Buccinidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 351957

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 Strepsidura according to B. L. Clark and A. O. Woodford 1927

Sister taxa: Fusus (Strepsidura) perlatus, Strepsidura cossmanni, Strepsidura polaris, Strepsidura soldadensis, Strepsidura spirata

Type specimen: UCMP 31365, a shell. Its type locality is UCMP 3577, Dry Creek, which is in a Ypresian coastal sandstone in the Meganos Formation of California.

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore