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Voluta paytanica Olsson 1930 (volute)

Gastropoda - Neogastropoda - Volutidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 66950

Full reference: A. A. Olsson. 1930. Contributions to the Tertiary Paleontology of Northern Peru: Part 3, Eocene Mollusca. Bulletins of American Paleontology 17(62):1-164

Belongs to Voluta according to A. A. Olsson 1930

Sister taxa: Voluta alfaroi, Voluta bicorona, Voluta breviplicata, Voluta bulbula, Voluta calligona, Voluta camdeo, Voluta cantaurana, Voluta cincta, Voluta citharina, Voluta crenulata, Voluta cubaguaensis, Voluta depressa, Voluta eomagna, Voluta heptagonalis, Voluta junghuhni, Voluta limbata, Voluta lyra, Voluta macroptera, Voluta mitreola, Voluta muricata, Voluta musica, Voluta purpuriformis, Voluta pyriformis, Voluta radula, Voluta rupestris, Voluta septemcostata, Voluta sulcata, Voluta trichinopolitensis, Voluta uncifera, Voluta vautrini, Voluta vredenburgi

Type specimen: Its type locality is Lomitos Cgl, Talara Fm - Yasila and Jaquay Cunas, which is in a Bartonian coastal sandstone in the Talara Formation of Peru

Ecology: epifaunal carnivore