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Nassarius hylus Olsson 1964 (snail)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Nassariidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 58205

Belongs to Nassarius according to A. Olsson 1964

Sister taxa: Nassaria cornelliana, Nassarius (Alectrion), Nassarius (Arcularia), Nassarius (Caesia), Nassarius (Catilon), Nassarius (Demondia), Nassarius (Hima), Nassarius (Hinia), Nassarius (Mirua), Nassarius (Nanarius), Nassarius (Nassarius), Nassarius (Niotha), Nassarius (Plicarcularia), Nassarius (Schizopyga), Nassarius (Tritiaria), Nassarius (Tritonella), Nassarius (Uzita), Nassarius (Zeuxis), Nassarius albescens, Nassarius antillarum, Nassarius bellulus, Nassarius burchardi, Nassarius cabrierensis, Nassarius chowanensis, Nassarius coronatus, Nassarius crematus, Nassarius dorsatus, Nassarius gayi, Nassarius gigantulus, Nassarius glans, Nassarius granulatus, Nassarius incrassatus, Nassarius janschloegli, Nassarius karinae, Nassarius kochianus, Nassarius luridus, Nassarius nodicinctus, Nassarius pagodus, Nassarius papillosus, Nassarius pauperus, Nassarius persicus, Nassarius prysmaticus, Nassarius pullus, Nassarius pygmaeus, Nassarius reductus, Nassarius repititi, Nassarius salina, Nassarius schizopyga, Nassarius scopularcus, Nassarius sopora, Nassarius splendidulus, Nassarius taeniolatus, Nassarius thielei, Nassarius trinitatensis, Nassarius trivittatoides

Type specimen: Its type locality is Quebrada Camarones [Esmeraldas Fm], which is in a Pliocene marine sandstone/sandstone in the Esmeraldas Formation of Ecuador

Ecology: slow-moving semi-infaunal carnivore